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Title: The skier: his characteristics and preferences
Author: Leuschner, William A.; Herrington, Roscoe B.;
Source: In: Larson, E.vH., ed. The Forest Recreation Symposium. State University of New York College of Forestry; 1971 October 12-14: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 135-142.
Publication Series: Other
Description: Skiers are young and becoming younger, with increasing proportions of unmarried and female skiers. Many are students and roughly half of the remainder earn their livings as professionals (doctor, lawyer, teacher). Skiers have higher-than average incomes. Most skiers never go away overnight to ski and seldom travel great distances. Forty percent of the skiers have skied 3 years or less. Day skiers ranked proximity as the most important reason for skiing at a particular area. The physical quality of ski slopes (not including snow quality) was ranked second by the day skier and first by skiers planning weekend and vacation trips.
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Leuschner, William A.; Herrington, Roscoe B. 1971. The skier: his characteristics and preferences. In: Larson, E.vH., ed. The Forest Recreation Symposium. State University of New York College of Forestry; 1971 October 12-14: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 135-142.
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