In January 1948, after an unexpected tropical rainstorm followed by a precipitous drop in the temperature, the bottom two-thirds of Sun Valley's Bald Mountain solidified into dark blue ice. So my partner Ward Baker and I spent a lot of our time practicing slalom.
Skiers, snowboarders, telemarkers and townies came out to Copper Mountain, Colorado in throngs last weekend to celebrate (or lament) the final days of the 2002 ski season with the 2nd Annual rowdy bash coined "Sunsation."
I first met Klaus Obermeyer in the fall of 1948 in Sun Valley, Idaho. He had sailed and then hitchhiked there from Germany with the clothes on his back, $12 in his pocket, a pair of lederhosen and no fear of hard work.
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