Ski Jump: 1927-1932

In 1927, the top of the dune now known as Ski Hill Road in Ogden Dunes was billed at that time as the site of the United State’s highest ski jump. Side view of ski jump showing metal supports on right and disembarkation "jump point" on left. The slide was 590 feet long and thirty feet high. International competitions were held at that site until 1932. Three years in 1935 the  jump was dismantled and removed. On regaining control of the land leased by the bankrupt Ski Club, Ogden dunes Realty rezoned the land for residential use. In 1997, [...]