Hans Brogle, Alta, Utah: an interview by Joe Arave
No.386, Hans Brogle, interview by Joe Arave
Brogle, Hans, 1930-2004
Arave, Joe (Andrew Joseph), 1957-2012; Cooley, Everett L.; University of Utah. American West Center
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Brogle, Hans, 1930-2004--Interviews; Skiers--Utah--Biography; Skis and skiing--Utah--History; Ski resorts--Utah--Alta--History; Alta (Utah)--History
Transcript (38 pages) of interview by Joseph Arave with Hans Brogle, an employee at Alta Ski Resort, on April 23, 1990. This interview is no. 386 in the Everett L. Cooley Oral History Project, and tape no. 1233
In 1990, Joe Arave interviewed Hans Brogle about his lifelong involvement with skiing--from his boyhood in Berchtesgaden, Germany; his immigration to the United States after WWII; his employment at Timberline Lodge in Oregon; to his move to Alta, Utah in 1953 where, he was employed until his retirement in 1986. Brogle describes Alta's ski trail planning and life development as well as day-to-day operation of the ski area.