This advertisement from Fischer really brings things together for 1976. There’s the man, the Kaiser, in the yellow suit with the red helmet and white stripe; it’s the Olympic downhill…Read More
The big news for the upcoming ski season looks like “long softies” – something everyone seems to have produced at least one ski model intended for fast bump and powder skiing.…Read More
The November 2015 Fischer Ski website presents 41 models (not including race stock, junior and touring) in 7 categories: RC4 SERIES (not race stock) RC4 World Cup RC Pro, $1050 RC4 World Cup…Read More
Introduced by Scott for the 1975-1976 season, the patented strapless grip was available as an option on many poles in the line. “safer, easier to use, and it will teach…Read More
From the November 1975 issue of SKIING Magazine: The Complete Ski Wardrobe 1 pair thin liner socks 1 pair thermal or wool socks 1 pair liner gloves 1 pair insulated…Read More
Winter 1975 saw the opening of Mary Jane, 350 acres of primarily advanced terrain that cost approximately $4.8 million. Mary Jane was named after the old placer mine at the…Read More
From SKIING Magazine September 1975: John, Robert and Franz were returning home from a day of skiing when they had a fatal car accent on the interstate. On their…Read More
From SKI Magazine, January 1975: FIRST-RATE FLICKS In case you have a chance to see them, the winners of the First International Ski Film Festival held earlier this year…Read More
Although reviews are far from encouraging, this 1974 cinematic gem was advertised to skiers everywhere as “the greatest ski movie ever made”, in both of the ski magazines. The…Read More
“Yes, I can outfit you for under $200. Unless, of course, you want accessories, such as skis, boots, bindings, poles…” By Tony Saltzman
Nothing like a pair of Moon Boots except if they are Budweiser Moon Boots. From the December 1974 issue of SKIING Magazine, these little beauties could have been yours…Read More
Happy birthday to Jackson, Wyoming’s own High Mountain Heli-Skiing!
Thursday’s find is now old news as 1974 offered a second option. It could be assumed that thos option would be much harder to find, borderline rare (?). Really liking…Read More
While researching the September 1977 issue of SKIING Magazine I bumped into this little jewel on page 16. Now its all about finding one, size medium.
1974 SKIS: Trends for the season move away from technology and move toward what the ski model can do for a particular skier type. Rather than simply offering racing and…Read More
I can’t speak for the country, but if you skied the Rockies in the 1970’s and 80’s, you had to have one of these. Essential ski gear for…Read More
Burt bindings, K2 boots, Volkl uses carbon, the Salomon 505, K2 Threes, Fives and Bermuda Shorts, Wayne Wong, hot dogging and Jean Claude Killy returns to competition.