The Perils of Deep Powder

Nov. 15, 1965
Nov. 15, 1965

Table of Contents
Nov. 15, 1965

Blue-Eyed Charro
The Tigers
The Celtics
Football's Week
  • Sophomores had their biggest Saturday as Houston's Warren McVea finally popped loose to upset Ole Miss, UCLA's Gary Beban ran and passed his team through Washington and Tennessee's Charlie Fulton personally upended Georgia Tech. Seasoned players were equally effective, among them Tulsa's Howard Twilley, Notre Dame's Bill Wolski and Michigan State's Clinton Jones, who together scored 14 touchdowns. But in Pullman, Wash, the team was the thing as Washington State (below) finally did it the easy way and beat Oregon soundly

Pro Football
19th Hole: The Readers Take Over

The Perils of Deep Powder

The great danger in skiing powder snow is not that one might disappear into its bottomless fluff but that all other forms of skiing will forever after lose their charm. In comparison with this glorious specialty of the high, dry American West, conventional ski slopes become manicured bores. Once the province of a few adventurers who developed special techniques for skiing it with effortless flotation, deep powder now captivates skiers from all over the world. Two of today's experts, Ted Johnson and his wife Wilma, swing through Alta powder on the next eight pages; then comes a lesson from a famed instructor, and after that a guide to the powder resorts.

This is an article from the Nov. 15, 1965 issue Original Layout

Crust flies as Ted Johnson blasts through powder hardened by wind

In the swirling cloud of a turn, only an arm and pole are visible

Together the Johnsons swoop down a Wasatch landscape