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The 1970 Winterskol parade in Aspen. The photo was taken from the corner of Mill and Main, and shows a large crowd watching the parade in front of the Hotel Jerome.

Aspen’s skiing history: an evolving timeline

In February 1880, B. Clark Wheeler ‘skis’ into town from Leadville on Norwegian snowshoes to complete the first survey of Ute City. He renames the town Aspen.