Skiing at Paradise in the 1940s. Photo courtesy Spring Trust for Trails (negative #927).
Skiing at Paradise in the 1940s. Photo courtesy Spring Trust for Trails (negative #927).
  Written in the Snows  
  Across Time on Skis in the Pacific Northwest  
  By Lowell Skoog  
Contents
  [under construction — updated November 2010]  

 
 
  Faint Tracks
Embarking on a journey through time
Skiers at Paradise, 1930s. Photo: Orville Borgersen courtesy Giese Archives.
  A Far White Country
Unlocking the Northwest mountains in winter
Skiers wait for the train, 1909. Photo: UW Special Collections.
  The Ski Climbers
Ushering in a new sport — ski mountaineering
Ski climbers on Mount Rainier, 1928. Photo: Giese Archives.