Kent Hoopengarner, Snowbird, Uah: an interview by Joseph Arave

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Title Kent Hoopengarner, Snowbird, Uah: an interview by Joseph Arave
Alternative Title No.358, Kent Hoopengarner, interview by Joseph Arave
Creator Hoopengarner, Kent
Contributor Arave, Joe (Andrew Joseph), 1957-2012; Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
Publisher Digitized by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Date 1992-01-15; 1992-01-24
Collection Number and Name ACCN 0814 Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project
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Date Digital 2014-10-27
Spatial Coverage Snowbird, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States,
Subject Hoopengarner, Kent--Interviews; Skis and skiing--Utah--History; Ski resorts--Utah--Snowbird--History; Snowbird (Utah)--History; Ski lifts--Utah--Snowbird--History
Description Transcript (63 pages) of interview by Joseph Arave withKent Hoopengarner of Snowbird, Utah on January 15 and 24, 1992. This interview is no. 358 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape nos. 1451 and 1452
Abstract Kent Hoopengarner tells about his involvement with skiing: boyhood in Glenwood Springs and Aspen, Colorado; high school in Napa, California; working at Alta, Utah and Jackson, Wyoming; association with Ted Johnson and the development of Snowbird, Utah. Of particular interest are Hoopengarner's thoughts on the potential and limitations of Little Cottonwood Canyon as a destination ski area, and a mid-1970s trip he made to Teheran, Iran. Interviewer: Joe Arave
Type Text; Sound
Genre oral histories (literary works)
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Is Part of Ski and Snow Sports Archives
Scanning Technician Matt Wilkinson
ARK ark:/87278/s68d1hq4
Topic Skis and skiing; Ski resorts; Ski lifts; Utah--Snowbird
Setname uum_elc
ID 828403
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