Spring ski smarts

Powell, Leigh Schindler
March 1997
Women's Sports & Fitness;Mar97, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p25
Offers a look to get ahead for those pristine slopes beyond the ski areas by enrolling in Avalanche ski school. Provided opportunities to learn to evaluate potential hazards; Women's motive of enrolling Fredston's workshops; Recommendation of Dick Penniman before enrolling in Avalanche school.


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