Industry leaders have eye on future at Mountain Travel Symposium

7th April, 2016 by

By Kevin Fixler

SUMMIT COUNTY — The year was 1957, and skier Pete Seibert had hiked seven miles to the top of Vail Mountain with a companion, when a panoramic view of the apex helped motivate him to open a ski resort there five years later.During World War II, Seibert was a member of the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division, an elite mountain warfare unit and — like many of his fellow ski troopers — returned to Colorado after combat abroad. He and these other 10th Mountain trailblazers have long functioned as the founding father figures for the modern ski resort business. But …

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