Henry Yaple's 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 Ksort descending Secondary Di Author 1 Title Publication Date Issue
1715 Alpine Film Union Pacific Railroad Western Wonderland Series, No. 11 Omaha, NE: Union Pacific Railroad Motion Picture B 1957 16 mm. 12 min.
1798 Alpine Film ABC Sports 1966 World Alpine Skiing Championships From Portillo, Chile New York: American Broadcasting Company, 1966 16 mm. 70 min.
1881 Alpine Film Durrance, Dick Ski With Stein 1970
1964 Alpine Film Paramount Pictures Ski Lift To Death Hollywood, CA:Paramount Pictures, 1975? Color & sound
2047 Alpine Film Club Med 1983
2127 Alpine Freestyle Hiltner,Walt PNSIA Examination Guide For Freestyle Certification Seattle, WA.: PNW Ski Instructors Assoc. 1974
2210 Alpine Guide Scottish Ski Club Ski-ing In Scotland Scottish Ski Club, 1952 43 p. illus.
2293 Alpine Guide Maine. Dept. of Economic Development Inventory Of Maine Ski Areas Augusta, ME: The Department, 1972 481 p.
2376 Alpine Guide Berry, I. William Dollarwise Guide To Skiing U.S.A.: East New York: Prentice-Hall General Reference & Travel, 1985 242 p.
2459 Alpine Guide Oliver, Peter Insider's Guide To The Best Skiing In New England Birmingham, AL:Menasha Ridge Press, 1991 250 p. illus.
2542 Alpine Guide Tejada-Flores, Lito The Unofficial Guide To Skiing The West New York:Macmillan, 1998 xii, 590 p. illus. m
2625 Alpine Handbook Heller, Mark. editor The Skier's Encyclopedia New York: Paddington Press, 1979 287 p. illus.
2708 Alpine Lifts Vail Associates, Inc. Chairlift Operations Manual: 1981-82 1981 iv, 48 p. illus. ma
2790 Alpine Mountaineering Rowell, Galen High And Wild:Essays On Wilderness Adventure San Francisco, CA:Lexikos, 1983 xiv, 207 p. illus.
2868 Alpine Physiology Vitale, Mary Elizabeth A Comparison Of Knee Stability Related To Skeletal Maturati Boulder, CO: Author, 1976 41 lvs. illus.
2887 Alpine Physiology Heimann, Justin The Effects Of Skiing And Snowboarding On Heart Rate San Luis Obispo, CA:Author, 1997 iii, 30 lvs. illus
2969 Alpine Racing Miller, Peter The 30,000 Mile Ski Race New York: The Dial Press, 1972 231 p. illus.
3052 Alpine Teaching Guid Abraham, Horst The American Teaching Method American Ski Instructors Educational Foundation, 1975 32 p. illus
3136 Alpine Technique D'Egville, Alan H. Modern Ski-ing London: Edward Arnold & Co., 1929 176 p. illus
3219 Alpine Technique Mautin, Francois Short Cuts To Better Skiing: Ski Balance And Falls, Their Re New York: D. Kemp, 1942 32 p. illus.