Skiing History Magazine

Skiing History, published bimonthly, is the world’s most widely circulated magazine about the sport’s past. It features once-popular equipment; historic resorts and bars you can visit now; what famous living skiers are doing now; and more.

Current Issue

Volume 32 Number 1 January-February 2020

SKIING HISTORY (formerly Skiing Heritage) is the bimonthly journal of the International Skiing History Association and the official publication of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame, the...

Sample Articles from Current Issue

When Print Was King

 Long before the internet, influential newspaper columnists gave us up-to-date dispatches on where to ski, where to stay, and where the snow was best.

Jeremy Bloom

The high-flying, and at times bumpy, journey of freeskiing’s busiest athlete. By Edith Thys Morgan

FIS President Kasper Ends His Long Run

Top exec will step down after five decades at the sport’s governing body. 

Sample Articles from Previous Issues

Is He the Greatest?

With his retirement, record-breaking 8-time overall World Cup champion Marcel Hirscher of Austria is arguably alpine ski racing’s GOAT. Or is he? By Patrick Lang Early in September of this year,...

Skiing High

Like an irresistible drug, racking up new descents keeps ski mountaineers looking for the highest high. Welcome to the brave new world of 8,000 meters and up. —Part 2By Jay Cowan Standing on the top...

Skiing champions quiz

Can you name these five skiers? Won both the Olympic downhill and the Olympic ski jump. First to win all the alpine events in a single Olympics. Won three Olympic golds and the overall World Cup in...
Avalanche in the Himalaya. Ilan Adler photo

Why's it called that? Avalanche

(photo by Ilan Adler) Heavy snowfalls this winter across the Northern Hemisphere led to record avalanches. For the 2018–19 season, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center reported 2,557 observed...