Frampton to join Hall of Fame
Editor’s note: This is the third part of a six-part series about this year’s inductees to the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame.VAIL, Colorado – The Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame is inducting six new members in November – Horst Abraham, Jake Burton Carpenter, Ernst Constam, Harry Frampton, Trygve Myhren and Sandy Treat.The new inductees will join a group of Hall of Fame snowsports visionaries who have made significant contributions to snow sports in Colorado. They will be honored during the 34th annual Colorado Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame Induction Gala on Nov. 6 at the Westin Westminster in Westminster. As a current managing partner of East West Partners and chairman of the Vail Valley Foundation, Harry Frampton is deeply involved in the Colorado snow industry. East West Partners specializes in real estate development and is currently developing resort properties in Vail, Beaver Creek, Summit County, Denver, Lake Tahoe, Calif., and Deer Valley, Utah. Frampton began his real estate career in South Carolina and is currently a principal of Slifer Smith & Frampton Real Estate. From 1982 to 1986, Frampton was president of Vail Associates. During that time he brought a new sense of style and service to the mountains, installing four high speed quad lifts and creating an unsurpassed lift network to transform Vail. Frampton was also instrumental in bringing both the 1989 and 1999 World Championships to Vail and Beaver Creek.Frampton has been recognized as the citizen of the year in both Vail and Beaver Creek, and was recognized as the outstanding real estate developer in Colorado by the University of Colorado in 2004 and University of Denver in 2005. His vision and fortitude have contributed much to the development of the sport of skiing in Colorado.