Vail Daily column: A storied career

Vail Daily column: A storied career
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By Melanie Wong

I’ve been very lucky to have pointed my cameras at dozens of brand-new ski resorts in America and Europe starting way back in 1947 when I shot footage with my 8mm camera at a brand-new ski resort in Colorado called Aspen. It boasted the world’s longest chairlift and lift tickets cost a whopping $4 a day and accommodations could be purchased at Ed’s Beds for $3 a night in a dorm. Of course, dormitories were all they had. In November of 1949, I first turned my 16mm camera on brand-new ski resort in California called Squaw Valley. It boasted one …

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