Keeping history alive

14th March, 2016 by

By Ross Leonhart

VAIL — The Army’s 10th Mountain Division didn’t just help win World War II with its unique skill set, but it helped form the ski industry upon its return to the U.S. into what we see today.On Friday, 10th Mountain Division Foundation chairman Thomas E. Hames gave an inside look at the cliff-scaling mountain men at the tasting room of the Vail whiskey company bearing the division’s name, 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Co.Twenty to 30 people filled the tasting room located right by the Covered Bridge in Vail with views of the creek and people passing by. Hames spoke …

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