(Credit Carnegie Library Boulder, CO)
|Chautauqua Mesa during the 1950's
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Pettem, Silvia. "Chautauqua Mesa Ski Area was in
city's back yard." The Daily Camera. 1-7-03
|"I skied at Chataqua Mesa, Boulder, in 1949 with my Phys Ed ski class
(for credit) during winter quarter my Freshman year. As an absolute
beginner, I found the rope tow so hard to ride that I preferred to remove
my skis and walk up. We were glad there was just enough snow to go
there at all, after initial lessons on the lawn by the Freshman girls' dorm. At
least we learned to walk on skis, fall, get up, and