Dave McCoy

Dave McCoy (HM14B0)

Location: Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546 Mono County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 39.067', W 119° 2.247'

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Pioneering Eastern Sierra skier, visionary and entrepreneur, Dave McCoy's passion for skiing began in high school and soon thereafter he joined the Eastern Sierra Ski Culb. In 1936, Dave was hired by Ladwp as a hydrographer, conducting snow surveys while skiing across the Eastern Sierra. Realizing the region had abundant snowfall, Dave began to dream of developing a ski area in the Eastern Sierra. In 1938, he built the region's firs permanent rope tow at McGee Mountain. In 1941, Dave and his wife Roma relocated to Mammoth Mountain, erecting the first lodge in 1947. Mammoth Mountain ski area was officially incorporated in 1955 and Dave served as its leader for the next 50 years, expanding and improving the facilities into a world class ski resort. Due to his vision, efforts and commitment to skiing in the Eastern Sierra, the name Dave McCoy will be forever linked to Mammoth Mountain and the growth of Southern Mono County.
HM NumberHM14B0
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2012
Placed ByBodie Chapter No. 64, E Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 320263 N 4169059
Decimal Degrees37.65111667, -119.03745000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 39.067', W 119° 2.247'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 39' 4.02" N, 119° 2' 14.82" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10001 Minaret Rd, Mammoth Lakes CA 93546, US
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