Vail pioneer Christie Hill passes

3rd July, 2015 by

By scott miller

VAIL — Christie Hill was the first person to live on Bridge Street, and the first to open a ski shop in Vail. Hill died peacefully June 25 at her longtime home at the top of Bridge Street. She was 100.Hill came to Vail as Blanche Hauserman — then married to Vail pioneer Dick Hauserman. In the 2012 book “Women of Vail,” Hill wrote: “I moved to Vail because I am an adventuress, and I have skied all my life. Peter Seibert came to me when they were building Vail. I knew him and Bob Parker from the East, and …

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