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Little hill thrills

Seeking cheaper, simpler fun, skiers revive small slopes

Miles Wharton, 6, zipped uphill on the rope tow this week at the Mount Prospect Ski Tow in Lancaster, N.H. Miles Wharton, 6, zipped uphill on the rope tow this week at the Mount Prospect Ski Tow in Lancaster, N.H. (Photos by Mark Wilson/Globe Staff)
By Sarah Schweitzer
Globe Staff / March 14, 2009

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LANCASTER, N.H. - To ski Mount Prospect Ski Tow, begin with a sturdy grip on the rope tow powered by a 1957 Chevrolet engine. At the peak, release the rope and schuss to the base, a trip that takes a matter of seconds. Après ski, repair to the canvas-sided, pine-floored yurt warmed by a wood stove (Mount Prospect is off ... (Full article: 1236 words)

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