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VINTAGE SKIING LINKS

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Links To Some Our Favorite Site - Celebrating the History of Skiing.

Alf Engen Ski Museum
This Ski Museum is located in the Ice Quinney Winter Sports Center at the Utah Olympic Park. It was built to Preserve the rich history of Skiing in the Intermountain Region.

Colorado Ski and Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame
A great Museum in Vail that preserves and interprets the history of skiing and snowboarding; honors those individuals who have made significant contributions to the sport; and educates the public about Colorado’s rich skiing legacy.

International Ski History and Association
ISHA is a not-for-profit corporation, whose mission is to preserve and advance the knowledge of ski history and to increase public awareness of the sport's heritage. Check out their SKIING HERITAGE Quarterly Journal.

New England Ski Museum
This wonderful Museum is located in Franconia, NH. Its goal is to collect, preserve, and exhibit elements from the broad spectrum of ski history, particularly from New England, for the purposes of research, education, and entertainment.

The Last Ridge
The inspiring story of the 10th Mountain Division made into a Public Television Documentary, based on the book by McKay Jenkins. This is a great site to visit and The Last Ridge is a great Documentary bringing the extraordinary World War II 10th Mountain Division legacy to life. We also have this DVD available on our site at The Last Ridge.

U.S. National Ski Hall of Fame
This inspiring museum and commemorative site is located in the City of Ishpeming in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, the birthplace of organized skiing in the United States.It is home to an extensive collection of artifacts and archives relating to the history of skiing.

Vermont Ski Museum
This interesting Museum is located in the Old Town Hall, built in 1818, in the Village of Stowe Vermont. Their mission is - to collect, preserve and celebrate Vermont's skiing history.

Other Skiing Links

The Backcountry Skiing Blog
By famed Louie Dawson! Probably the best blog around discussing all aspects of Backcountry Skiing, from reviews about equipment and snow conditions to Trip Reports from base camps, everything you can think of having to do with backcountry skiing! Check it out!

Back Country Skiing Canada
Backcountry Skiing Canada is your resource for information on ski touring powder in the West Kootenays, British Columbia and Canada. Find out where the best skiing is, the correct routes and what the snow conditions are currently like by viewing our forums or buying our guide.

Baltimore Ski Club
The Baltimore Ski Club was founded in 1947 when only the hardiest enthusiasts tackled the slopes. Much has changed in the last 60 years, but not the goals of the club.

Ski Equipment Info for New Skiers
The Ski Schools in the USA help skiers find a detailed list of ski equipment with descriptions, types, photos, etc. and some suggestions about where you can buy or rent them. Skiing is an exciting and recreational activity that is why many people feel attracted to practice it, but this adventure sport can bring rick that is why safe equipment is fundamental for enjoying an unforgettable experience. Beginner skiers must know what ski equipment they need, but choosing the proper ski equipment can be confused.

Ski Schools in the USA
Offering you a wide array of information about Ski Schools, Ski Instruction, Ski Training, Ski Equipment, Ski Resources.

Ski Tuckerman Ravine
Everything you need for skiing "Tuckermans." Also check out our Tuckerman Ravine Spring Ski Race Poster to get a great visual of the famous Tuckerman Ravine.

Vintage Ski World Link Resources
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Other Related Links

360 Sun and Ski
360 Sun and Ski, started offering family ski holidays in 2001 and are based in the pretty French alpine village of Les Carroz d'Araches. It is in between Geneva and Chamonix. It has direct access to over 265km of pisted skiing on the Grand Massif system incorporating the high altitude ski resort of Flaine.

Aspen Real Estate Check out real estate in the vintage ski town of Aspen.

Chilean Skiing
Ski Chili when the snow is gone in the Northern Hemisphere!

CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures
50 years of experience • Columbia Mountains of BC, Canada Spectacular wilderness • Massive variety • Hand-picked terrain • 11 Heli-Skiing Areas Summer adventures • Heli-hiking • Family hiking vacations • Via Ferrata & zip-lines.

Colorado Fly Fishing
When the skiing snow is gone. . . Its time for fly fishing!

Helicopter Skiing Directory
The Helicopter Skiing Directory is the place to find the best Heli skiing vacation specials, the best powder snow and the best terrain for your ability. View images, videos and all the info you need to know to make an informed choice of where to ski/ride this season.

Holiday Reviews
A travel website where a community of journalists and celebrities can share their reviews on different destinations.

IGLU Ski
Ski holidays and chalets in Europe and North America. Find cheap ski holidays in hundreds of ski resorts worldwide. Plus checkout Ski Deals, Ski Chalets, Snow Reports, Ski News and great Ski Reviews from their customers throughout the Alps, North America and more.

Last Frontier Heliskiing BC Canada
They are located in Northern British Columbia, right on the Alaskan panhandle. As they state here, "We have been successfully operating since 1996 out of Bell 2 lodge, and since 2002 out of Ripley Creek, on the coastal mountains surrounding the town of Stewart (3km away from Alaska). We have access to one of the largest skiable terrain in the world (9000km2), and we focus exclusively on small-group heli-skiing out of our two lodges. We were also one of the first operators to offer lodge to lodge heliski safaris, where guests get a taste of both locations in one trip."

Roberts Ski
Skiing and Snowboarding lessons with John, Lydia and Chuck Roberts. Lydia has been teaching skiing for 40 years and snowboarding for 22 years. Chuck has been teaching skiing for 38 years and snowboarding for 23 years. Private lessons given every Saturday at Wilmot Mountain, Wisconsin.

Ski Haus
Skiing and Ski Rentals in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

Safety on the Slopes: Preventing Skiing/Snowboarding Injuries
James shared another skiing safety article with us as he realized that it helped him and thought that it would help others thinking about or enjoying 'extreme' skiing and riding on the slopes or back-county. We agreed that this was great info to share. Thank James.

Ski Resorts
This site offers the Ski Resorts Directory by County or by destination. It has a wide array of Ski Resources, for example: Learn or improve your ski skills with their tips to skiing, ski safety, ski lessons, get to know the ski glossary, etc.

SnowTrax
Check out this ski & snowboarding shop, based in the UK, but also ships internationally.

Snowmass Sports
An excellent ski shop serving the Snowmass, Colorado ski resort.

Summit Canyon Mountaineering
A great outdoor gear store near our office, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.

The Air Up There: How To Avoid Altitude Sickness
Dealing with Altitude Sickness is something that can take the fun out of a Ski Vacation, or a summer vacation to hike or bike in the mountains. This article and website helps skiers, hikers, mountain bikers and all others traveling to higher altitudes take steps to adjust more efficiently. It has some great information to make one's trip to the mountains more enjoyable!

The Full WINTER SPORTS Safety Guide
This guide offers lots of helpful information such as:
* Eye-opening statistics about winter sports accidents (fact: 75% of people get injured when they lose control after making a jump) as well as the average costs of getting injured on the slopes.
* Practical safety knowledge for winter sports such as understanding color/shape slope ratings, only skiing on the slope that matches your skill level and ability, and other safety tips.
* Advice and information for parents when skiing or snowboarding with children. This includes helmet and equipment safety knowledge, how to keep kids safe during activities, and what to do in case a child gets injured while skiing.
* Other useful resources and information to help keep yourself and those around you safe while out on the slopes.

The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Skiing
A skiing-specific training guide that contains descriptions and photographs of over 80 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide.