TITLE

Snow business

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, William Oscar; Guard, Sally
PUB. DATE
March 1993
SOURCE
Sports Illustrated;3/8/93, Vol. 78 Issue 9, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the rescue of five lost Colorado skiers and the resentment that came after their rescue. Massive search effort; Fading hope and surprising rescue; Commentary in the press on the stupidity of the skiers; Selling rights of story to Hollywood; Trip as an example of what not to do; Blizzard conditions; Rescue of the group; Complaints of rescuers; More.
ACCESSION #
9303040804

 

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