Foster's Folly Rope Tow Site - First Ski Lift in N. America

While in Quebec, Pierre Dumas was gracious to show us the site of the first rope tow in N. America in Shawbridge Quebec, Foster's Folly. There are no historical markers or signs and part of the slope has been redeveloped for homes. There are no remnants of the tow. Take a peek. Jeremy
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  • How much later was Gilberts near Suicide?
  • ciscokid said:

    How much later was Gilberts near Suicide?

    Early Rope Tows:

    Foster's Folly, Shawbridge QC -- c. December 1930

    Gilbert's Hill, Woodstock, VT -- January 1934

    Bousquet Ski Grounds, Pittsfield, MA -- April 1935

    Woody
  • edited January 26
    North Creek Ski Bowl, NC, NY - rope tow -winter 1935
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