Skiing History Magazine

Skiing History, published bimonthly, is the world’s most widely circulated magazine about the sport’s past. It features once-popular equipment; historic resorts and bars you can visit now; what famous living skiers are doing now; and more.

Current Edition


SKIING HISTORY (formerly Skiing Heritage) is the bimonthly journal of the International Skiing History Association. Partners: U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, Canadian Ski Museum and Hall of Fame...

Sample Articles from Current Edition

Jeff Blumenfeld

Jeff Blumenfeld, a regular contributor to this magazine and since 2017 our vice-president for communication, needs a kidney from a healthy live donor.

Klaus Obermeyer

Member Profile: Klaus Obermeyer, who celebrated his 100th birthday on December 2, 2019, embodies skiing’s history in the 20th century.

A Dusty Passion: Collecting Books

By Seth Masia There's a thin line between avid reader and dedicated bibliophile.

Sample Articles from Previous Editions

Hermann Maier: The Herminator at 50--Happily Ever After

 A force of nature on the racecourse, Hermann Maier now enjoys a slower way of life. By Patrick Lang Austrian Hermann Maier is such an outsize presence in our memory that it’s hard to wrap one’s...

Grouse Mountain, British Columbia

By Steve Threndyle  After a century, it's still the peak of Vancouver. Settlers to the young city of Vancouver at the end of the 19th century became enthralled by the beauty and challenge of an...

Collectibles: Identifying and Dating Antique Skis

By Seth Masia  How old are these skis? Who made them, and where? "How old are these skis?” We get this question via email several times a year, often from a non-skier who found a dusty pair of fossil...

Commentary: Gunstock on Borrowed Time?

Historical gem still a political football.  Gunstock, one of the nation’s oldest ski resorts, suffered a near-death experience over the summer. Management pulled off a heroic last-minute save, but...