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Alta Ski Poster 1941 Dick Durrance Ski School (3 Sizes)
Alta Ski Poster 1941 Dick Durrance Ski School


 
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Product Code: POSTER-VSW-ALTA


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Alta Vintage Art Deco Poster 1941 Dick Durrance Ski School

Our Alta poster is a classic. In the later 1930s, a group of Salt Lake City skiers and businessmen began to look at Alta as a site for a ski resort. George Watson donated 1800 acres of land to the US forest service so Alta could be built. The first chairlift opened in 1938 with the lift cost of .15 cents per ride. Dick Durrance followed Carl Fahrner as the ski school director at Alta. Dick Durrance and others also trained paratroopers during WWII at Alta. The ski school was later directed by legendary Norwegian Alf Engen. Monty Atwater and Ed LaChapelle pioneered avalanche control, by using artillery to shoot down unstable slopes. Alta boasts the best powder on the planet, and is one of North America's most historic ski areas.

Poster Sizes: 20 x 30 inches, 24 x 36 inches, 30 x 40 inches.
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  • Poster Sizes: 20 x 30 inches, 24 x 36 inches, 30 x 40 inches.

Average Customer Review: (Please Scroll down page to read reviews.) 4 of 5 Total Reviews: 1 Write a review.

  3 of 3 people found the following review helpful:
 
Great poster, but sizing is misleading February 26, 2018
Reviewer: Ryan from Minnesota  
This poster is of very high quality.  The printing is clean, colors are good, and the the paper is thick and lays flat.  Packaging was also very good.

However, there is a 2 inch white border around the image.  So, our poster having a listed size of 24x36 was actually 28x40.  We successfully cut the poster down to fit into our already purchased frame (which is maybe the seller's intent), but it would be really nice if the product page noted the actual size due to the border.

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