Henry Yaple's Ski Bibliography

Henry M. Yaple, the chief librarian at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Wash., spent 11 years assembling a massive bibliography of skiing. The goal was to list every book, dissertation, film video and piece of software published on skiing, in English, between 1890 and 2002.

The resulting two-volume work, comprising 732 pages, was published by ISHA in 2004. It lists more than 7,000 items.

How to Use Ski Bibliography

Information in Ski Bibliography can be found through multiple access points.

SUBJECT INDEX: There are three subject indices: NORDIC, ALPINE and COMBINED. These indices are located in Volume I, xxiv-xxvi and Volume II, xxxi respectively. Citations in the NORDIC Index are concerned with skis and skiing where the skier's heel is not fixed or attached to the ski. Citations in the ALPINE Index are concerned with skis and skiing where the skier's heel is fixed or attached to the ski. Citations in the COMBINED Index concentrate primarily upon the business or industry of skiing, and may apply either to nordic skiing, alpine skiing or both.

The various sub-categories of the NORDIC, ALPINE and COMBINED indices are derived from the subject matter of the actual works listed. For example, there are works listed under NORDIC/Trails, ALPINE/Lifts, and COMBINED/Market Research.

The entries or citations in Ski Bibliography are numbered consecutively so that each entry has its own discrete or unique number. The numerical range of items are listed for each sub-category in the respective subject indices. For example, NORDIC/Autobiographies covers items 2 through 15. ALPINE/Film covers items 1487 through 2123, and COMBINED/Fiction covers items 4937 through 5166.

NORDIC Bibliography section contains all entries on nordic skiing from item 1 to 1137 in Volume I.

ALPINE Bibliography section contains all entries on alpine skiing from items 1138 to 4372 in Volume I.

COMBINED Bibliography section contains all entries from items 4373 to 7183 in Volume II.

Within the NORDIC, ALPINE, and COMBINED bibliography sections respectively, the subject sub-categories are arranged alphabetically, and the within each sub-category the entries are arranged chronologically by publishing or release date. Within each year, the entries are arranged alphabetically by author or by title if an author is lacking.

SERIALS Bibliography section is arranged alphabetically by title. This section of the bibliography contains entries from items 7,184 to 7,617 in Volume II.

AUTHOR Index contains a list of all authors, editors, illustrators, photographers, producers, directors, writers included in the bibliography. It is arranged alphabetically, and each name carries the number(s) of the citation(s) in the bibliography to which it refers.

TITLE Index contains a list of all titles included in the bibliography. It is arranged alpha-betically, and each title carries the number(s) of the citation(s) to which it refers in the bibliography.

e Primary K Secondary Disort descending Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
1111 Nordic Video Sabba, Diane How To Cross Country Ski Diane Sabba Fitness, 2000 VHS60 min.
3751 Alpine Video Stump, Greg Time Waits For Snowman Plymouth, MN:Greg Stump Productions; Simitar En 1985 VHS60 min.
4004 Alpine Video Peake, Christopher The Best Of Lake Tahoe Miami, FL: World Video Projects, 1992 VHS
4129 Alpine Video Foeger, Luggi Rhythm On Snow Franconia, NH: New England Ski Museum, 1996 VHS33 min
4256 Alpine Video Detours Soulstice Films, 2000 VHS55 min.
1079 Nordic Video Nowak, Jeff Cross Country Skiing San Leandro, CA: Sybervision Systems, Inc., 1994 VHS55 min
3719 Alpine Video Moulton, Richard W. producer & director Legends Of American Skiing Killington, VT:Killington Video Presentations, 1983 VHS 78 min.
3846 Alpine Video Edwards Films High Route Adventure Eagle Bridge,N.Y.: Edwards Films, 1988 25 minutes
3972 Alpine Video Roiseax, Jacque. producer The North Face: Seven Years On Mount Robson Extreme Explorations; Distributed by Simitar Entertr 1991 VHS60 min
4098 Alpine Video Egan, Dan Children Of The Snow Lincoln, NH: Egan, Entertainment Network, 1995 VHS25 min
4224 Alpine Video Smith, Warren Snow Odyssey London: 1999 British video
1048 Nordic Video Koch, Bill Cross Country Skiing For Beginners Bristol, CT: ESPN Home Video, 1988 VHS50 min.
3688 Alpine Video Benedict, Darrell. producer/director An Introduction To Alpine Skiing Seattle, WA:VideoTech, 1981 VHS45 min
3814 Alpine Video Murray, Michael. writer/producer Ski Switzerland North Palm Beach, FL:World Travel Video, 1987 VHS50 min
3941 Alpine Video National Ski Patrol System Upper Extremity Injuries Lakewood, CO: National Ski Patrol System, 1990 VHS33 min
4067 Alpine Video Gaimard, Alain Apocalypse Snow Insane Skiing Action! United American Video, 1994 VHS62 min.
4193 Alpine Video Homer, Ed Snow Sense Gabriola Island, BC:Inside Edge Communications, 1998 VHS 47 min.
1016 Nordic Video Nowak, Jeff Cross-Country Skiing With Jeff Nowak: Sybervision Newark, CA: SyberVision, 1985 60 minutes
3656 Alpine Video Jalbert Productions The Thin Line New York:Jalbert Productions, 1979 VHS22 - 28 min.
3783 Alpine Video National Ski Areas Association Tony's Flight Springfield, MA: National Ski Areas Association, 1986 Beta15 min