Women's Cashmere Ski Race Knit Patrol

Alps & Meters

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816223023272

31910581895246

$550.00

Three years after the inception of the National Ski Patrol in 1938, the group dedicated to mountain “service & safety” welcomed its first female member, Dorothy McClung. A member of the San Diego Ski Club, Dorothy McClung was a natural athlete and was appointed to the Ski Patrol after just four years on skis. A formidable and powerful racer within the Southern California event circuit, Dorothy gained recognition and notoriety when she and five other men of the San Diego Ski Club skied into Cuymaca Peak to deliver 150 pounds of food and nourishment to stranded Rangers whose job it was to scan the skies for enemy aircraft during the height of World War II.

First a member of the San Diego Ski Patrol, the original organization of its kind in California, through her skiing prowess and exploits such as the one on Cuyamaca Peak, Dorothy was honored as female patroller #1 among an existing group of 500 men.

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THE STORY

Three years after the inception of the National Ski Patrol in 1938, the group dedicated to mountain “service & safety” welcomed its first female member, Dorothy McClung Wullich. A member of the San Diego Ski Club, Dorothy was a natural athlete and was appointed to the Ski Patrol after just four years on skis. A formidable and powerful racer within the Southern California event circuit, Dorothy gained recognition and notoriety when she and five other men of the San Diego Ski Club skied into Cuymaca Peak to deliver 150 pounds of food and nourishment to stranded Rangers whose job it was to scan the skies for enemy aircraft during the height of World War II.

First a member of the San Diego Ski Patrol, the original organization of its kind in California, through her skiing prowess and exploits such as the one on Cuyamaca Peak, Dorothy was honored as the first female patroller in the National Ski Patrol.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

An homage to all the female ski patrollers who have kept the mountains safe, led by the likes of Dorothy McClung, a formidable ski racer who became the first female member of the National Ski Patrol.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

An homage to all the female ski patrollers who have kept the mountains safe, led by the likes of Dorothy McClung, a formidable ski racer who became the first female member of the National Ski Patrol.

FORGED PERFORMANCE

100% traceable pure Mongolian cashmere from the legendary Italian mill Botto Giuseppe that is Cradle to Cradle certified - a leading certification of sustainability, durability and quality.

Features & Benefits

Pure Luxury

Crafted from 100% Pure Mongolian Cashmere from Botto Giuseppe, which is Cradle to Cradle certified.

Maximum Utility

Ribbed elbow designs engineered for flexibility and durability.

Tailored body for form-fitting comfort.

Alpine Heritage

Uniform Patrol Cross graphic evokes the tradition and commitment to “service & safety” as pledged by the first female patrollers.