Volume 23, No. 4 July-August 2011

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This illustration by Gustaf Tenggren appeared on the February 1933 cover of American Legion Monthly. It is reprinted from Gary Schwartz’s book The Art of Skiing; to buy the book, call (800) 878-7323.


14 The Gang’s All Here
The rise—and surprising survival—of the American ski club. by Seth Masia

18 The Crazy Canucks
Canada’s famous downhill foursome dominated the World Cup for a decade. Their podium results were legendary, but was their legacy lasting? by Mich el Beaudry

24 The Highest of Style
Ann Bonfoey Taylor was an extraordinary designer of elegant and eclectic ski apparel. by Jay Cowan

29 Alpine Nippon
The museum in Nozawa Onsen celebrates a century of skiing in Japan. by Charl es J. San ders


3 Readers Respond

4 Short Turns
Gunstock ski-jump revival, Olympic update.

9 Where Are They Now?
Innovative ski-resort and marketing manager Buzz Bainbridge is still winning awards in Santa Fe.

11 Resorts Then and Now
Near Boulder, Colorado, Eldora celebrates its 50thanniversary and plans for growth.

32 Historic Lodging
The Lodge at Vail opened one month before the ski  slopes were ready for business, in December 1962.

35 Remembering
John Litchfield and Lloyd “Snowball” Severud.

36 Technique
The once-common garland has been replaced by new teaching techniques.

38 Skier’s Bookshelf
A globetrotting memoir of modern ski culture. Plus: Oregon’s Timberline Lodge and Tahoe history.

40 Last Run
Winging it with Stein Eriksen.

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