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New brochure of Groton Hills, MA 74-75

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Posted: Jan 07, 2012 - 3:25 PM GMT

Up on NELSAP:

Groton Hills

Thanks to Joshua for providing this brochure!

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Posted: Jan 07, 2012 - 4:51 PM GMT

cool addition
I did a driveby way back in the 80's at some point.
wish I took pics of everything back then like I do now.. all that's left is hazy memory
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Posted: Jan 07, 2012 - 4:59 PM GMT

According to the brochure Joshua contributed, Groton had a Poma lift and 6 rope tows serving 10 slopes.

Wow, all those tows ... that's sure a throwback to the mid-1960s and before.

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Posted: Jan 07, 2012 - 10:50 PM GMT

The poma was a fixed grip poma aka "platter pull". Look at all the learn to ski options... truely a real feeder hill. Notice these is a couple hours between day and night skiing. That was common back when I was a kid. Not sure why places closed between day and night sessions. Any ideas why?
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Posted: Jan 07, 2012 - 11:56 PM GMT

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The poma was a fixed grip poma aka "platter pull". Look at all the learn to ski options... truely a real feeder hill. Notice these is a couple hours between day and night skiing. That was common back when I was a kid. Not sure why places closed between day and night sessions. Any ideas why?



I would assume it was for some quick grooming or trail maintenance.
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Posted: Jan 08, 2012 - 4:46 AM GMT

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Notice these is a couple hours between day and night skiing. That was common back when I was a kid. Not sure why places closed between day and night sessions. Any ideas why?


Most of these smaller hills were family-run with only a few employees if any. They closed at 4:30 and reopened at 7 so their staff could go home and eat dinner.

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