Catharine Hamm
Letters: Ski roundup overlooks local runs

Your generally good article by Irwin Curtin about skiing in the West has several large holes in it ["Getting a Lift," Dec. 7]. Ignoring Brian Head in Utah, which happens to be the closest Utah resort to Southern California, is one thing. Another is that other than a brief explanation of Mammoth Mountain buying Snow Summit and Big Bear Mountain, it ignores the local resorts. If this article were written for the New York Times, it might make sense, but you are not selling papers to New York. Most of your customers live in Southern California and ski locally. This article does not relate to most of the skiers I know. Heiko Peschel Foothill Ranch   Cash in hand ...