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Vintage photo of 1940's Ski Touring the Canadian Rockies (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) 1940s Ski Touring the Canadian Rockies Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Photo of an avid skier taking a break from an awesome day of backcountry touring. The Canadian Rockies are famous for their large volume of snow and above tree line skiing. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of 1940's Skinning up the Canadian Rockies (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) 1940s Skinning up the Canadian Rockies Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Photograph of a determined group of skiers who can't wait to get to the top and make some fresh turns. The Canadian Rockies are famous for their large volume of snow and above tree line skiing. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of a Posse of Canadian Rockies Powder Hounds (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) A Posse of Canadian Rockies Powder Hounds Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Photograph of a posse of Canadian Rockies Powder Hounds racing to the bottom. These stylish pioneers make skiing look good. Today, Powder Hounds long to Heli-Ski in the Monashee, Bugaboos and Caribou Mountains of British Columbia in the Canadian Rockies. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Olympian Andrea Mead Carving With Style (Black & White or Sepia, 3 Sizes: 8 x 10,  11 x 14 & 16 x 20 inches) Andrea Mead Carving With Style Ski Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 3 Sizes)

Andrea Mead Lawrence, or Andy, is 14 or 15 in this photo, spring skiing at her home in Pico Peak. She never had any formal lessons. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10 inches, 11 x 14 inches & 16 x 20 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Aspen Ski Dog Bingo Photo Aspen Ski Dog Bingo Riding Old Lift One Photo (3 Sizes)

Dick Durrance photo of Bingo the ski dog riding up Aspen's Lift One, with a canvas cover that was used to keep skiers protected from the elements. Bingo lived at the Sundeck restaurant atop Aspen Mountain in the 1950's. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Billy Kidd 1965 Ski Racing In Vail Photo Billy Kidd 1965 Ski Racing In Vail Photo (3 Sizes)

Photograph taken by Dick Durrance of Billy Kidd ski racing in Vail in 1965. Billy Kidd had, previously that year, won 13 races in a row against his teammates Jimmy Heuga, Billy Marolt and others. Billy liked racing against the Europeans in this Vail race. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Vintage photo of Carl Howelsen and Girlfriends in Steamboat Springs (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Carl Howelsen and Girlfriends in Steamboat Springs Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Vintage photo of Carl Howelsen and his female friends in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. By 1904, Howelsen had emerged as one of Norway's prime ski competitors, and he eventually immigrated to the United States, finding himself in Steamboat Springs. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inch and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Corey 'Corky' Fowler Front Flip (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Corey 'Corky' Fowler Front Flip Ski Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Photo of Corky Fowler, one of the first Americans to perfect the Front Layout Somersault (after Stein Eriksen), performing on Penny Mtn. just west of Sun Valley, Idaho in 1964. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inch and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Corey Corkey Fowler Front Layout Photo (2 Sizes) Corey 'Corky' Fowler Front Layout Ski Photo (2 Sizes)

In this photo taken by Fred Lindholm, Corky Fowler, perhaps the first American to perfect the Front Layout Somersault (after Stein Eriksen), performs on Penny Mtn. just west of Sun Valley, Idaho in 1964. This is a high quality giclee print. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inch and 11 x 14 inches.

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Corey Corkey Fowler Gets Some Air Photo (2 Sizes) Corey 'Corky' Fowler Gets Some Air Ski Photo (2 Sizes)

Photograph of Corky Fowler, director of skiing at Snowbird from 1972 to 1984, catching some mogul airtime on Regulator Johnson at Snowbird, Utah. This is a high quality giclee print. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inch and 11 x 14 inches.

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Vintage photo of Corey 'Corky' Fowler Spread Eagle (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Corey 'Corky' Fowler Spread Eagle Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Corky Fowler, an early member of the Hart ski team, and one of the first Americans to practice the sport of aerial acrobatics on skis, performs a tip drop spread eagle in this photograph for his 1974 book, Petersen's Guide to Free Skiing Techniques. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inch and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Corey 'Corky' Fowler Sun Valley (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Corey 'Corky' Fowler Sun Valley Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

In this photo taken by Fred Lindholm in 1964, Corky Fowler performs near Sun Valley, Idaho. Corky's spectacular somersaults alongside the Sun Valley road actually caused traffic jams in that spring of 1964. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inch and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Dick Durrance Powder Cloud on Aspen Photo Dick Durrance Powder Cloud on Aspen Photo (3 Sizes)

Classic photograph of Dick Durrance in a cloud of flying powder. Aspen's Ajax Mountain provided Dick Durrance with decades of fantastic skiing in deep powder. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Dick Durrance Skiing Alta Steeps 1941 Photo Dick Durrance Skiing Alta Steeps 1941 Ski Photo (3 Sizes)

Famous photo of Dick Durrance on the Alta steeps, circa 1940, showing that the high-speed 'big mountain' style is nothing new. Photo likely taken by his wife Miggs. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Dick Durrance Teaching at Alta Photo Dick Durrance Teaching at Alta Ski Photo (3 Sizes)

Photograph of Dick Durrance teaching skiing at Alta, Utah, circa 1945. He started the Ski School in Alta, which first opened its lifts in 1938. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Friedl Pfeifer Aspen Ski Pioneer Photo Friedl Pfeifer Skiing Aspen Mt. 1949 Ski Photo (3 Sizes)

Dick Durrance photo of talented Austrian skier Friedl Pfeifer on Aspen Mountain, Colorado - circa 1949. Pfeifer was a member of the elite 10th Mt. Division ski troops. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10 inch, 11 x 14 inches, & 16 x 20 inches.

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Genia Fuller Doing Her World Freestyle Champion Backflip Genia Fuller World Freestyle Champion Backflip Ski Photo (2 Sizes)

Photo of Genia Fuller effortlessly flying through the air. In this image, Fuller is competing in Japan in 1977, where she took the All Japan Champion title. She was a three-time All Japan Champion, in 1977, 1978 and 1979. This is a high quality giclee print. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches.

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Jean Claude Killy Ski Racing In Vail Photo Jean Claude Killy Ski Racing In Vail Photo (3 Sizes)

Photograph of Jean Claude Killy ski racing in Vail Colorado taken by Dick Durrance. Jean-Claude Killy became the second skier to win all three alpine skiing events at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Klaus Obermeyer Teaching Skiing Photo Klaus Obermeyer Teaching Skiing Photo (3 Sizes)

This photo of famed Aspenite Klaus Obermeyer teaching skiing in the late 1950s is a priceless Durrance image. The students are laughing at one of 'Klausie's' jokes. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Vintage photo of Mathias Zdarsky's Bogen (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Mathias Zdarsky's Bogen Ski Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Photograph of Mathias Zdarsky demonstrating a downhill method of skiing called the "Bogey", one of many modern alpine skiing techniques Zdarsky developed in 1905. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Mathias Zdarsky's Schenkelsitzbremsen (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Mathias Zdarsky's Schenkelsitzbremsen Ski Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

In this photograph, Mathias Zdarsky demonstrates the first steep downhill descent through the use of thigh seat braking (the "Schenkelsitzbremsen"). These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Mathias Zdarsky's Stehenbleiben (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Mathias Zdarsky's Stehenbleiben Ski Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Mathias Zdarsky demonstrates the method of stopping called the "Stehenbleiben" in this photo, one of many modern alpine skiing techniques Zdarsky developed in 1905. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Mathias Zdarsky's Wenden 1st Step (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Mathias Zdarsky's Wenden 1st Step Ski Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Vintage photograph of Mathias Zdarsky demonstrating the initiation of the method of step turning the called the "Wenden". These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Mathias Zdarsky's Wenden 2nd Step (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Mathias Zdarsky's Wenden 2nd Step Ski Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Here, Mathias Zdarsky demonstrates the final step of the method of step turning he called the "Wenden". These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Matterhorn Skier Gets Some Air (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Matterhorn Skier Gets Some Air Ski Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

This photograph from the 1940's shows the thrill of getting 'air' with Zermatt's Matterhorn in the background. The Matterhorn is Switzerland's favorite mountain, and it can be seen across the border from the Italian side of the Alps. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inches & 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Miggs Durrance Skiing at Aspen Photo Miggs Durrance Skiing at Aspen Photo (3 Sizes)

Skiing at Aspen Mt. in the 1940s, Miggs shows the style and speed that qualified her for the 1940 Olympics in this classic photo. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Vintage photo of Ski Patrol Jumping over a Snowcat (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Ski Patrol Jumping over a Snowcat Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Classic photo of Ski Patrolman Ace Manley jumping over a snow cat at Bromley Mt., Vermont in 1965. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inch and 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Vintage photo of Stein Eriksen Famous Flip (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Stein Eriksen Famous Flip Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Photograph of the late Stein Eriksen performing his famous front layout somersault at Aspen Highlands in the 1960's for a crowd of fans. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inches & 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Stein Eriksen, Aspen Photo Stein Eriksen, Aspen Photo (3 Sizes)

Photograph taken by Dick Durrance of famous Norwegian ski racer Stein Eriksen at the 1950 FIS World Championship in Aspen, Colorado. Skiers around the world knew Stein's graceful style. Printed on white semi-matte ultra smooth gloss paper. Available in three sizes: 8 x 10, 11 x 14, 16 x 20 inches.

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Vintage photo of Strand Ski Factory Making Skis in the 1930s (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes: 8 x 10 and 11 x 14 inches) Strand Ski Factory Making Skis in 1930s Photo (Black & White or Sepia, 2 Sizes)

Photo of workers making skis in the 1930's at the Strand Ski Company, located in New Richmond, WI. The workers are making round tipped skis, thus dating them to the New Richmond Factory. These are print to order archival, museum-quality giclee prints perfect for framing and display. Available in two sizes: 8 x 10 inches & 11 x 14 inches, plus black & white or sepia.

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Suzy Chaffee Photo Night Sparklers Suzy Chaffee Photo Night Sparklers, 8 x 10 inches

Taken for the 1986 Fire and Ice movie, this photo is of Suzy Chaffee (also known as Suzy Chapstick for her famed Chapstick commercials). Chaffee could be North America's best known female skier, who headed the 1968 women's Olympic team and went on to win several freestyle world championships in the 1970's. This is a premium museum quality print, perfect for framing and display. Size: 8 x 10 inches.

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