The Scooter LaCouter Signs (Aspen Mountain)

 

There are two Scooter LaCouter signs on Aspen Mountain as covered below.  They both pertain to ski instructor David "Scooter" LaCouter, who coached the Aspen Mt. Patrol duo of Erki Peltonen and Flint Smith to victory in two World Championships in Powder Eights.   He also participated in the 1968 Interski event at Aspen; see my page for this on this web site:  http://www.aspensnowmassshrines.com/index.php?Interski-Photo-Board-Aspen-Mountain   And for more on Scooter, see this article: https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1755&dat=19790311&id=K080AAAAIBAJ&sjid=kmcEAAAAIBAJ&pg=6814%2C5479681&hl=en.)

Thanks to Ed Cross and Chris Corrigan for their help with the information on this page.

The first sign says "Scooter's Chute" and is located in the trees above Bonnie's.  Nine photos taken by the author on October 3-4, 2016, are shown immediately below; click on images to enlarge. 

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Shown below are five other photos pertaining to Scooter; click on images to enlarge.

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Scooter under the Scooter's Chute sign. Scooter at the Interski Photo Board. He is in the photo and also autographed it.
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Scooter and Deep Powder Golf 1984 (this photo posted in the Golf Shrine on Snowmass.) Scooter and Deep Powder Golf 1984 (this photo posted in the Golf Shrine on Snowmass.)
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The Interski Board.  

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The second sign says "Scooter's Shoot Annex" and is attached to a tree located underneath Lift #7.  A line near this tree was one of Scooter's favorites.  Three photos of the sign, taken by the author on April 2, 2015, are shown immediately below; click on images to enlarge.

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Shown below are four more photos related to the above, all by Chris Corrigan.

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For more on the Ellen's Folly sign, see this page:  http://www.aspensnowmassshrines.com/index.php?The-Ellens-Folly-Sign-Aspen-Mountain

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