Tug Hill Commission’s Snow Ridge: Through the
Years Presentation Set for January 29
Published: January 09, 2023
at 01:30 p.m.
By: Press Release from NYS Tug Hill Commission
Snow Ridge: Through the Years Event January 29
Watertown, NY – The Tug Hill
Commission and Snow Ridge Ski Resort are presenting “Snow Ridge:
Through the Years” on Sunday, January 29, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. to
3:00 p.m. This is a hybrid event, with a live presentation at Snow Ridge
(4173 West Road) in Turin, NY, and a virtual presentation via Zoom.
Registration is required for this free event. To register, please visit www.tinyurl.com/skisnowridge. Please note,
all attendees that register will receive a Zoom link, even if they choose
to attend in-person.
Snow has long shaped
the history of the Tug Hill region, and “snow stories” are thoroughly
intertwined with the lived experiences of its inhabitants. Following World
War II, a booming economy and the alpine expertise
of returning veterans initiated the start of what would be a booming winter
sports industry. Join us to learn how the skiing craze that popped up
overnight in the Eastern United States found an outpost in Turin, NY and
how it has evolved over the years from being serviced by one handmade
engine-operated rope tow, to producing Olympic racers, to hosting foreign
The panel of
speakers for this presentation includes: Jerome Britton and Bronny Davis, authors of “White Magic, The Story of
Snow Ridge Ski Area;” Nancy Grisham, daughter of the original owners of
Snow Ridge; Tom Smith former Snow Ridge racer and coach; and Nick Mir,
current owner of Snow Ridge.
Taylor McKinney at firstname.lastname@example.org or (315) 785-2606 with any questions
regarding this event.
The New York
State Tug Hill Commission is a non-regulatory state agency charged with
helping local governments, organizations, and citizens shape the future of
the region, especially its environment and economy. The commission uses a
grassroots approach to build local capacity and provide technical
assistance in land use planning, community development, and natural
governments and citizens shape the future of the Tug Hill region.