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 Ksort descending Secondary Di Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
1395 Alpine Conditioning Davidson, Paul The Skier's Exercise Manual South Brunswick, NJ: A.S. Barnes, 1968 99 p. illus.
1478 Alpine Equipment Warren, Guy C. Thermal Response Of Downhill Skis Hanover, NH:U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Cold Re 1989 40 p. illus.
2782 Alpine Mountaineering Federated Mountain Clubs of New Zealand Safety In The Mountains:A Handbook For Trampers, Skiers, Wellington, N.Z.:Federated Mountain Clubs of New 1978 48 p. illus.
2903 Alpine Powder, Heli & Shelton, Lloyd Crawford Helicoper Skiing In The Idaho Panhandle: A Feasibility Study Author, 1993 141 lvs. illus
3029 Alpine Summer Skiing Wright, Floyd T. The Best Of Colorado's Summer Skiing: A Guide To The Best Fort Collins, CO:Colorado Ski Publications, 1989 80 p. illus
3486 Alpine Technique Evans, Harold We Learned To Ski New York:St. Martin's, 1982 255 p. illus
3613 Alpine Technique Tejada-Flores, Lito Breakthrough On The New Skis:Say Goodbye To The Interm Boulder, CO:Mountain Sports Press, 2001 315 p. illus.
3737 Alpine Video Sierra Productions South Ski Sense And Safety Irwindale, CA: Barr Films, 1984 VHS; U-matic 3/4 in. 17 min.
3864 Alpine Video Real Action Pictures Skiers' Dream Calgary, Alberta, Canada: RAP Entertainment, Inc., 1988 VHS75 min
3990 Alpine Video Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing Inside Skiing 1992 VHS
4116 Alpine Video Resort Telesports Education, Inc. Skiing, A Sport For Everyone Tampa, FL:Resort Telesports Education, Inc., 1995 VHS35 min
4242 Alpine Video Miller, Kurt Warren Miller's Ride Burbank, CA:Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2000 VHS97 min.
4366 Alpine Women Altschul, Craig A Bunny's Guide To Skiing. . . A Primer For The Girl Going Sk Hollywood, CA: Creative Sports Books, 1971 42 p. illus.
1669 Alpine Film Howard, Dr. Frank Let's Go Skiing San Rafael, CA:Frank Howard Films, 1954? 16 mm.90 min.
2494 Alpine Guide Bloom, Nick The Meribel Experience:The Skier's Guide: 6 Day Programm Liverpool:Experience Publications, 1994 76 p. illus.
1198 Alpine Autobiography Trovanti, Armando. photo editor Ski Great Moments Pentaphoto, SRL, 1991 162 p. illus.
2621 Alpine Handbook Faurot, Rod A. Ski Easy Diamond Bar, CA:Sitzmark Publications, 1978 iv, 69 p. illus. ma
3129 Alpine Technique Furse, Dame Katherine The Great Game Glasgow:R.W. Forsythe, 1926? 31 p. illus.
3255 Alpine Technique Johnston, Jimmy The Modern Fundamentals Of Skiing 1952
2297 Alpine Guide Strauss, Michael The New York Times Guide to Ski Areas USA New York: Quadrangle Books, 1972 168 p.