Volume 17, No. 2 June 2005

On the Cover: 

This lithograph by French ~rtist E. Studer, courtesy of the Mammoth Ski Museum/Beekley Collection, is from a poster printed in 1922 by the E. Studer lithography house in Paris, France. Created to promote skiing at Ste. Croi.x et Les Rasses, Switzerland, it was commissioned by the Swiss Federal Railway.


7 Bode Miller and the Pantheon of Ski Champions
How the 2005 World Cup champ stacks up against great racers of the past.

13 Skiwear's Saucy, Sexy Sixties
It was an era when what you wore was as seductive as the sport itself.

26 Organized Skiing Celebrates 100 Years
Commemorating the 1905 founding of the National Ski Association

27 Art Furrer and His Incredible Skis
A Swiss stunter journeys to America and finds freestyle waiting to be invented.

34 Return to Stowe
Good friends, grand events highlight ISHA's 14th annual Gathering

36 ISHA's 2005 Award Winners
Honoring the individuals who have honored the history of skiing.

41 Schneider Celebration at St. Anton
Scholars pay tribute to the Skimeister on the 50th anniversary of his death.


4 Readers Respond
Letters of reaction, brickbats, and opinion.

13 Classic Races
The Mt. Washington Inferno was a race through hazards and hell.

21 Museum News
New inductees at the Maine, Colorado Intermountain Ski Halls of Fame

23 Historic Lodges
Heatherbed: The wacky life and whimsical times of a quirky Colorado inu.

43 Remembering
Burt Boyum, Clif Taylor, Honoré Bonnet, Art Tokel, Pope John Paul II, Gus Weber, John Hoefling, George Caulkins, Betty Whitney.

46 Thurmer Challenge Donors
Acknowledging the generous response by ISHA members to Rigo's Challenge.

47 President's Letter
The Gathering: Stimulating thought and action.

45 Long Thongs
Amazing release boot unveiled.

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