Skiing has a long and storied history here in North America, and any die-hard skier can tell you all about the history of their local hill. We're putting your skills to the test with a new series called Skispotter. Each week we'll bring you an old-timey photo of a ski lift, ski area, or historic building and you- dedicated ski buffs- will guess where it's from. Have an old photo you'd like us to use? Drop us an email, we'd be ever so grateful.
Like many ski resorts, this swanky spot is surrounded by alpine lakes, and lots of wildlife (its website actually lists how many wolves are in the greater resort area). And, like many ski resorts, the railroad was instrumental in the region's economic and tourism development. Also like many ski resorts, Swiss immigrants were drawn to the area for its snowy peaks and pristine wilderness.
The resort in question was a popular 19th-century retreat for moneyed Victorians, who came to soak in the region's hot springs and stunning scenery; it was around the same time that the first skiers began to explore the region's peaks and bowls. The most famous hotel in the resort has remained essentially unchanged for nearly 100 years.
You're getting good at our trivia game, Curbediverse. Using these very general clues, tell us the name of the ski resort and national park with which it's affiliated.