Homer Alaska - Letters

Story last updated at 4:48 PM on Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Skiing tradition continues




The Homer Rope Tow has provided downhill skiing opportunities to Kenai Peninsula families since the 1950s, and throughout this time, the Homer Electric Association and its employees have been instrumental in making the rope tow possible. Recently we celebrated HEAs contributions with our annual HEA Day, where we provided free access to the rope tow for nearly 100 skiers and snowboarders, and HEAs Joe Gallagher served up some great food on a beautiful, sunny day on Ohlson Mountain.

We also took the time to recognize Bob Moss Sr. for his visionary role and dedication pioneering the rope tow. So, a huge thanks to Joe, HEA and Bob Moss, and thanks, too, to Ulmers Hardware for great discounts on needed supplies. With the heavy snow load this year, well be running the tow every Sunday from noon-5 p.m., conditions permitting. Check facebook/homerropetow or call 235-SNOW for weekly updates.

Bob Shavelson, president

Homer Rope Tow

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