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Bendix Woods

Long Mountain

  • Nashville, IN (Brown County)- south central Indiana (one mile SW of Nashville on Ind. 46, )
  • o: 1979
  • first ski hill in Indiana
  • In 1980: 3 rope tows, 1 quad chairlift
  • Google Maps / Google Earth
    39.18664379310947, -86.25777077786438
  • Skiing in Brown County - The Republic, Sat. Dec. 22, 1979

Mt Wawasee

Nashville Alps (became Ski World in 1986)

Pines Peak Family Ski Area (The Pines)

Pleasant Run

Pokagon State Park

Ski Starlite (Starlight)

Ski Valley

  • LaPorte, IN - north central Indiana (5 miles west on highway 2 then 2 miles north on Forrester Rd. to Indina Toll Road, I90, I80)
  • v: 120 ft. c: 1992 (?)
  • In 1978 (Skalka): 6 rope tows, 1 T-bar
  • Google Maps / Google Earth
    41.615885812502306, -86.82486639429165
  • SKI Magazine, Jan. 1978 (scroll down)
  • (0 maps)

Ski World *(see Nashville Alps)

Starlight *(see Ski Starlite)

Tamarack Mountain Country Club

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Paoli Peaks

Perfect North Slopes

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Indianapolis Star, Nov. 11, 1984, p. 41

LaPorte - Ski Valley
New Carlisle -Bendix Woods
New Paris - Mt. Wawasee
Valparaiso - Pines Peak
Greencastle - Pleasant Run
Nashville - Nashville Alps (Ski World) and Long Mountain
Lawrenceburg - Perfect North Slopes
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