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Making winter fun at Squilchuck, before Mission Ridge

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Visit with any longtime skier in the Wenatchee Valley and you’re likely to turn up stories about the Squilchuck Ski Area, an area that shaped the sport in our region along with the style of many skiers you still see on the slopes of Mission Ridge today. Bud Weeks grew up skiing there and later managed the ski area for Washington State Parks. State Parks Ranger Mike Barry talked with him in 2008 about some of his early memories as part of the Gathering Our Voice project, “Homegrown Ski Areas of North Central Washington.” Excerpts from the full interview transcribed by volunteer Diane McKenzie follow:

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