LAKE PLACID
REGION

FAWN RIDGE

Located behind the Lake Placid Center, a rope tow ran for thirty seven years. Added in the sixties, a Poma lift made this "in town" area an extremely popular place. Novice skiers ideally skied its 135 foot vertical slope.

KOBL

Located on Cobble Mountain, locals skied on a small slope served by a rope tow.

SCOTT'S COBBLE

In 1938, the Town of North Elba created a 500 foot open slope on a ridge next to the Craig Woods Golf Course. This steep hill was served first with a rope tow and then replaced around 1960 with a Poma lift. This operation ceased in 1973 after thirty five years serving up excitement for the community.

SKI TOP

Located 3/4 of a mile from Fawn Ridge, this operation lasted only a few years. A rope tow served one open slope with a 100 foot vertical drop.

AND BEYOND ...

MAPLE RIDGE

During the forties and fifties, by using two rope tows, a common sense interconnection was achieved. Located behind the Town of Webb Central Schools, access to McCauley Mountain was made easier. These tows were replaced by a T-bar in 1952 and ran until 1991.

pg. 4 - D , THE SUNDAY PRESS
Binghamton, N, Y, Dec. 24,1961
OLD FORGE ó Maple Ridge, 2 slopes, 1 lift and 1 tow, snow maker, $3.50; McCauley Mountain, 2 slopes, 3 trails, 2 lifts, 1 tow, snow maker, fee, $3.50.

SKY VIEW

Located behind Donnelly's Soft Ice Cream, on Route 86, Harrietstown, this little hill was skied four years. Started in 1946, a rope tow served an open slope of medium grade.

Note that the area conditions were even listed as a grouping:
LAKE PLACIDóConsists of 5 separate facilities: Alpine Lodge, 2 slopes, 1 tow; no fee listed, Fawn Ridge, 1 slope, 1 tow $4; Hotel Marcy, 1: slope, 1 tow, no fee listed; Mirror Lake Inn: 1 slope, 1 tow, snow maker, $1; Scotts Cobble, 2 slopes, 1 trail, 1 lift, $1. Information on other winter sports available from Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce.

From pg. 4 - D , THE SUNDAY PRESS
Binghamton, N, Y, Dec. 24,1961

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