Interactive Map of Snow Sport Venues in the State of Washington
Will include all ski and cross country areas, ski jump hills and backcountry.Links to web sites and specialized ski history sites for each venue.Info on owners/managers.
Interactive display of Hall of Fame Members and Olympians/Prominent Snow Sport Washingtonians
Hall of Fame members will scroll on a large monitor. Smaller monitors will enable visitors to obtain photo/write-ups on individual Hall of Fame members. Another large monitor will show video Olympic medal races and other videos. Exhibits with trophies uniforms, memorabilia, etc.
Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect game for ski racing
This exhibit will be mainly for kids to race against each other. The software is available now from Microsoft in their Sports-2 package. Could be the most popular exhibit in the museum and thus will be near the entrance door in case lines develop.
Made and Sold in the State of Washington
Examples of hardgoods by manufacturers from the State of Washington, including K2, Gnu/Libtek, Roffe, Sportscaster, A&T,Riblet, Allsop, etc.Same with retailers, including Sturtevants, Fiorini, O&U, REI, Eddie Bauer, etc. Included will be a monitor to enable visitors to obtain more detailed information on these companies.
History of Snow Sports in the State of Washington
Large monitor with slide show of history of snow sports in Washington.Smaller monitors for visitor use for more detailed photos, scrap books, articles, etc. Many artifacts and wall photos.
Will be a section on the history of Snoqualmie Pass.
Creating life-long snow sport enthusiasts—a unique legacy of the State of Washington
Three or four 42 inch monitors that highlight unique Washington exhibits, including
- • Snowboarding—Mt Baker as the early pioneer
- • Ski Schools—unique model to create a mass of new skiers
- • Night Skiing—the capitol of the world at the Summit at Snoqualmie
- • Skiing for those with disabilities—OutdoorsForAll
- • Photographers and Cartonnist—Joe Scaylea; Carl, Gordy & Lowell Skoog; Bruce McKim, Bob Cram and others
These exhibits will be able to be changed frequently as much will be on the large monitors and controlled from the mezzanine server room.
In this area will be 3-5 smaller monitors for visitors to be able to dig deeper into each of the exhibit topics. No internet browsing; will be limited to information from the server room computers.
Believe Washington had the most rope tows in America in the 1950’s and thereafter. Will be an actual moving rope tow from the ground level to the ceiling (16 feet) with a mannequin in 1930’s ski gear and rope tow grip.
Merchandise will be in an enclosed case when no volunteers are on site. Restaurant will sell the merchandise during all hours the restaurant is open. Will create a museum t-shirt and sweat shirt as well as pins. Will sell merchandise from Washington’s ski areas.
Note—mezzanine will have a locked room with a conference table, computers/server, library and storage for scrap books, valuable clothes, etc.
February 23, 2013