Detroit Mountain’s original ski club members tour new facility, talk history
It all started with a 1935 Studebaker, about 1,200 feet of one-inch tow rope, and a mutual love for hurtling down snow-covered mountainsides at breakneck speeds.
The local skiing mecca known as Detroit Mountain first came into being 65 years ago, when seven young men from Moorhead decided that they were tired of driving for hours, to Walker or Brainerd or sometimes, even farther, to indulge their passion for downhill skiing.
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