Henry Yaple 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 Di Sort descending Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
4462 Combined Avalanche Perla, Ron The Slab Avalanche 1971 100 p.
4526 Combined Avalanche Stethem, C.J. Avalanche Accidents In Canada 1:A Selection Of Case Histor 1979
4619 Combined Avalanche Tilton, Buck The Basic Essentials Of Avalanche Safety 1992 72 p. illus.
4495 Combined Avalanche Mears, Arthur I. Guidelines And Methods For Detailed Snow Avalanche Hazar 1976 vi, 125 p. illus.
4559 Combined Avalanche USDA Forest Service Snow Avalanche;General Rules For Avoiding & Surviving S 1982 8 p. (folder)
4435 Combined Avalanche United States, Office of Supersonic Transport Development Effect Of Sonic Booms Of Varying Overpressures On Snow Av 1965 1 v. (various pagings) illus.
4587 Combined Avalanche Lev, Peter Snow Avalanche Atlas, Little Cottonwood Canyon U-210 1987
4651 Combined Avalanche LaChapelle, Edward R. Secrets Of The Snow:Visual Clues To Avalanche And Ski Co 2001 x, 101 p. illus.
4463 Combined Avalanche USDA Forest Service National Avalanche School Manual 1971 Unpaged, loose leaf notebook
4527 Combined Avalanche USDA Forest Service National Avalanche School Manual 1979
4620 Combined Avalanche Walker, Jane Avalanches And Landslides 1992 32 p. illus.
4496 Combined Avalanche Miller, Leonard Avalanche Atlas, San Juan County [Colorado] 1976 231 lvs. illus.
4588 Combined Avalanche Patten, Robin S. Snow Avalanches And Vegetation Pattern In Cascade Canyon 1987 vii, 111 lvs, illus.
4652 Combined Avalanche Tremper, Bruce Staying Alive In Avalanche Terrain 2001 284 p. illus.
4464 Combined Avalanche Dolov, M.A. Physics Of Snow And Snow Avalanches 1972 308 p. illus.
4528 Combined Avalanche Williams, Knox The Snowy Torrents: Avalanche Accidents in the United State 1979 221 p. illus.
4621 Combined Avalanche International Symposium on Snow & Snow Related Problems (1992) Proceedings Of The Symposium On Snow And Snow-Related 1993 iv, 342 p. illus. maps
4497 Combined Avalanche Perla, Ronald Avalanche Handbook 1976 238 p. illus.
4589 Combined Avalanche Bowles, Duain Snow Avalanche Atlas And Hazard Evaluation Of Canyon Cre 1988 103 p. illus.
combined Avalanche Atkins, Dale White Book:Avalanche Awareness Provided By Recco 2006? 35 p. illus.
4465 Combined Avalanche Hotchkiss, William Avalanche Awareness And Safety For Snow Scientists In The 1972 18 p. illus
4529 Combined Avalanche Avalanches:Protection, Location, Rescue 1979 185 p. illus. maps
4622 Combined Avalanche Marshall, John Living (And Dying) In Avalanche Country 1993 204 p. illus.
4498 Combined Avalanche Solomon, Rhey M. Computer Simulation Of Snowmelt 1976
4590 Combined Avalanche Cla;rk, Sandra L. Mountain Hazards Mapping;A Critical Review 1988 x, 160 lvs. illus. maps