Ski New Hampshire: Spokesmodels

model irehne hennessey cranmore ski mobile north conway new hampshire 196012/7/1960 Press Photo:  Irehne Carter Hennessy of Wellesley Hills, Mass., here on popular Skimobile, North Conway.  Hennessey has skied New England, California and Europe.

ski cannon mittersill skidoo vintage new hampshire1/9/1961 Press Photo:  CANNON MOUNTAIN, N.H.:  The most time-consuming thing about skiing – getting back to the top of the slope you’ve just slid down – is no trouble for Lynn Cutler, of Hamilton, Mass., who zooms up Cannon Mountain, N.H., in the latest of uphill ski devices.  The two-passenger, gasoline-powered “Ski Doo” can roar up the Mittersill ski area slopes at a speed of 20 miles an hour.

betsy snite ski racer dartmouth skiway lyme new hampshire3/16/1962 Press Photo:  GOOD SKIING IN ANY LANGUAGE – Former Olympic skier Betsy Snite stands by sign near ski lift at the Dartmouth Skiway, Lyme, N.H.  Sign in Russian, French and German, as well as English, is concession to multi-lingual skiers who use the area.  No matter what language you use, recent snowfalls have made skiing excellent throughout most of the ski country.

tucker sno cat mount sunapee new hampshire vintage 19541/23/1954 Press Photo:  WE WANT MORE SNOW says pretty Gwen Devenger of Newport, N.H., climbing out of a Sno-Cat at Mount Sunapee State Park, Mt. Sunapee, New Hampshire.  Miss Devenger, a freshman at the Boston University School of Music who reigned last summer as “Miss Lake Sunapee”, is anxious to try out her skis at the popular New Hampshire ski development which needs another few inches of snow for good skiing.

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3 Responses to Ski New Hampshire: Spokesmodels

  1. poppy says:

    The photo of Irehne Carter brings back memories of when I was 19 and wore the exact same fur parka, borrowed from a friend of my mother’s because I didn’t own a decent winter dress coat (ski parkas only in my closet), to wear to a fancy fundraising “Ski Ball”!

  2. I love this story, Poppy! I can see you having a jacket like this now – next to your ski parkas, of course.

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