February 9, 2009
Jim Temple talks about the early days of the Storm Mountain Ski Area during a 2007 interview at his home outside of Boulder. Temple died Monday at the Doak Walker Care Center.
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Temple cleared the first trails at Steamboat's Storm Mountain in 1958
James Wood Temple, the single-minded dreamer who built the first ski runs at the base of Storm Mountain and who first visualized what would someday become the modern Steamboat Ski Area, died early Monday morning at the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs. He was 82.