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Hans Burkhart grew up in ...
Hans Burkhart grew up in Germany, and first came to North America to work on Canada's first gondola.
Burkhart was hired by Squaw Valley in 1962 and went on to supervise the installation of the resort's Garaventa cable car and many of the chairlifts spinning today as Squaw Valley's mountain manager and later as president.
"Cushing needed someone to oversee maintenance of that first gondola, and when he asked for a recommendation of a man for the job, the manufacturer pointed uphill to Burkhart
, who was hanging upside down over a cliff with a drill in his hand," wrote Nancy Cushing, Alex Cushing's wife, in a publication celebrating Squaw Valley
's fiftieth anniversary.
"Guys like Hans Burkhart
, Hardy Herger, Dick Reuter, Norm Saylor and Luggi Foeger were a few of the tactical and operational visionaries who actually built and operated the stuff of dreams in early California skiing."
3rd Letter to Squaw
Hans A. Burkhart, General Manager
Squaw Valley Ski Corp,
P.O. Box 2007
Olympic Valley, CA 96146
, judging by what you wrote in the introduction to the Seasonal Team Member Handbook, "offer our guests more than they expect", and given that I have demonstrated that I live up to that guiding principle, and that I have given SVSC
far more than they expect in many ways, from bringing race experience to the table, from doing more than my job required with regard to showing up on my days off, from being patient with your staff who have rejected me, from taking the time to educate everyone about the law, from doing my best to avoid litigation that would be costly for SVSC, I expect that you will be
I am loathe to single out ...
I am loathe to single out any individual, with two exceptions: one is Hans Burkhart and the other is my wife, Nan."
...Hans Burkhart came to Squaw Valley in 1961.
Cushing needed someone to oversee construction and maintenance of the first gondola, and when asked for advice, the manufacturer pointed up the hill to Burkhart
, who was hanging upside down over a cliff with a drill in his hand.
Cushing and Burkhart
both stand well over six feet tall, speak with distinguished accents and enter a room with intention and authority.
Squaw Summers: Environmental Energy Rebate
said Hans Burkhart, Squaw Valley's General Manager.
Squaw Valley Ski Corp General ...
Squaw Valley Ski Corp General Manager, Hans Burkhart, echoes this: "Sepp enjoys an excellent reputation in the ski industry, and promotes improvement and positive exposure of the southeastern United States for being the major domestic feeder market that it is."