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Tag Archives: Dartmouth Skiway
2/20/1953 Press Photo: This trio of crack Dartmouth skiers led a field of 38 from nine colleges to give the Indians an early lead today at Middlebury, Vt. in the Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association’s championships. Left to right: Ralph Miller of Hanover, N.H.; Bill Tibbits, North River, N.Y., and Brooks Dodge, Gorham, N.H.
The legendary Dartmouth Winter Carnival is underway this weekend with EISA / NCAA alpine and nordic ski races headlining the schedule of events. After day one, the University of Vermont Catamounts are in the top spot, Dartmouth in second, University of New Hampshire in third.
This history and lore of the Dartmouth Winter Carnival lives on in a vibrant collection of event posters. Highly revered and collectible, original posters are increasingly rare and demand a premium at auctions such as Christie’s and Swann Galleries annual poster sales. Click here to view an archive of Winter Carnival poster images from the Dartmouth College Library Collections.
12/7/1960 Press Photo: Irehne Carter Hennessy of Wellesley Hills, Mass., here on popular Skimobile, North Conway. Hennessey has skied New England, California and Europe.
1/9/1961 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.
3/16/1962 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.
1/23/1954 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.