Georges Bunny Basler

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Laurentian Ski Hall of Fame – LSM

Georges
Bunny Basler
(1944)
With his brother, he built the first cable ski lift in Morin-Heights and the first hotel for skiers in the Laurentians
Inducted in 1990

Sons of John Basler, a Swiss immigrant settled in Morin-Heights in 1919, Georges « Bunny » Basler and Albert Basler builted the first rope tow at Morin-Heights and the first hotel for skiers in the Laurentians. Bunny and Albert won several ski competitions in the Laurentians. After the Second World War, Albert manages the family motel business and Bunny went to the Canadian Ski Instructors’ Alliance. At last, Albert and Bunny have been promoting skiing for over 40 years in the Laurentians.

Georges Bunny Basler