A Little History
Beginning in 1936 The Bald Mountain Ski Club used a rope tow on Stewart Slope to offer adventure seekers a ride to the top to experience the mountain as a recreational ski hillI. Soon after, the fun ended with start of World War II. Several of the locals that were involved with the Bald Mountain Ski Club were drafted and assigned into the 10th Mountain Division.
In1952 Black Hills Chairlift Company was formed and the first wooden chairlift was installed. The first two years Black Hills Chairlift, Inc. d.b.a. Terry Peak Ski Area operated as a Summer Chairlift ride only. It was the Winter of 1954 that Terry Peak operated as a ski area for the very first time.