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Populism Heads into the Backcounty

A new coalition of volunteers, ski areas and landowners team up nationwide to restore historic ski trails—and launch a backcountry movement. By Jeremy Davis The power of the people is gaining...

A minefield of moguls for investors

Skiing has always been a perilous journey for public companies. By SETH MASIA If you had put $1,000 into Vail Resorts stock in 2004, your investment would have grown to $14,000 by August 2018. Vail...

Stenmark vs. Vonn: Who was best?

In a poll of Skiing History readers, 59 percent put Stenmark first. Lindsey Vonn’s decision at the beginning of February 2019 to retire, four victories short of Ingemar Stenmark’s 86 World Cup wins,...
The cover of New Love Magazine (February 1948) celebrated the intimacy of riding uphill on the relatively new T-bar, famously known as a He-and-She Stick.

The He-and-She Stick

The cover of New Love Magazine (February 1948) celebrated the intimacy of riding uphill on the relatively new T-bar, famously known as a He-and-She Stick Artist: Gloria Stoll Karn. By John Fry Skiing...

Vail CEO Rob Katz on leadership

In a talk to Park City's annual forum on leadership, Vail chairman/CEO Rob Katz explained his take on running North America's largest ski resort enterprise. Katz is an impressive guy, but his take on...

Skijoring’s Wild History

Getting dragged across the snow by horses, planes, reindeer and dogs is a unique sport that’s at least 1,000 years old. By Jay Cowan Skijoring, one of skiing’s oldest activities, has become one of...

The end of the single pole

The sport underwent a revolution more than a century ago, when skiers gradually shifted from a single shaft to holding a pair of poles. By Luzi Hitz with Seth Masia At a military cross country race...

Manhattan Project Skiers: Los Alamos Ski Club Celebrates 75 Years

In 1943, Manhattan Project scientists took to the snow. They’ve never quit. By Seth Masia In July 2018, newspapers around the American Southwest noted the 75th anniversary of the founding of Los...

First Ski Boots Without Laces

Who made the first ski boots without laces? Henke in 1955, right? Wrong. In the postwar years, Joseph Mauron, a 21-year-old Swiss shoemaker, had had it with frozen laces on double-laced boots. He...
Bryan Berkowitz Photography

Skiing and Surfing: Separated at Birth

Two of the world’s most popular adventure sports have inspired and influenced each other for more than half a century. By Jay Cowan LIFE magazine was likely the first national publication to...

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