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Mainstay of Vermont ski scene

Dawn Hazelett, a beloved fixture of Vermont skiing, died October 14, 2015, of cancer. She was 92 years old. Born in Essex, Vermont, Dawn spent her whole life in the Colchester area. She graduated...

Timberline veteran

Henry Bendinelli Henry Bendinelli, who first started skiing Oregon’s Mount Hood in 1936, before the opening of the historic Timberline Lodge, died on October 27, 2015. He was 91. Born in 1924,...


Rhoda Blake
Taos Ski Valley founder
November 3, 2015
Henry Bendinelli
Timberline veteran
October 27, 2015
Alain Lazard
Coach, racing official, historian
October 24, 2015

Back Issues and Indices of American Ski Periodicals

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Skiing History Magazine (Formerly Skiing Heritage) Back Issues

ISHA’s official publication, Skiing Heritage from 1993-2011, as well as earlier versions of the magazine, are all viewable page-by-page, thanks to Google Books.  Go here for a complete index of past...
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The Story of Modern Skiing -- INDEX NAMES AND PLACES

by John Fry University Press of New England2006 • 408 pp. 90 illus. 6 x 9″Sports & Recreation / History$24.95 Cloth, 1-58465-489-9 The book is available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and the...

Index of American/Eastern Ski Annual, 1934-61

American Ski Annual and Eastern Ski Annual Index, 1934-61: To search within this index, first call up the Text Find function (control-F). A search box will appear. In the search box, type the name or...
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Snow Country Back Issues and Searchable Index, 1988-98

By John Fry In 1987, the New York Times Co.’s Golf Digest magazine publishing division decided to start a new magazine aimed at skiers, Snow Country. The premiere issue was published in March 1988....

Index to Skiing Magazine, 1949-1986

Skiing Magazine Index includingRocky Mountain Skiing 1949-52 National Skiing 1949-52 Skiing Magazine 1958-1986 Rocky Mountain Skiing To search within this index, first call up the Text Find...
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Ski Magazine Back Issues and Index, 1941-1993

In 1935 Seattle native Al Nydin had the idea for a magazine about skiing. Until that time most ski periodicals and annuals were association-published. In publishing America’s first independent,...
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Index to Skiing History Magazine and Skiing Heritage past Articles by Issue

The journal was started in 1989 by Glenn Parkinson as a six-page newsletter under the name Blizzard. In the third issue, the name was changed to Snow News. In 1991, the journal was acquired by I.S.H....