Alpine touring: The post-war era

Alpine touring: The post-war era
Local News

By Edward Stoner

The following is part of a series of articles compiled by the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame that takes a closer look at the sport of alpine ski touring. The museum is located atop the Vail Village Parking Structure and features a treasure trove of ski history and heritage.With the end of World War II, the mountain troopers of the 10th Mountain Division, headed home to family and friends. They returned to their “normal” lives and jobs in the banks, factories and stores.But for many of the 10th Mountain veterans, there was something missing. The mountains …

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