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Covers - All those related to skiing in any way.
Articles and other editorial content - Includes feature articles, news stories, lone photos, mention of skiers in other seasons, and such.
Advertisements- Includes non-product ads such as for the National Ski Patrol, Union Pacific Railroad, US Army recruiting, Boyne Mountain.

Collected here is the "ski content" of LIFE magazine that we have found thus far.
Where an issue has ski content in more than one category, it is listed in all applicable categories.
We've given many (but not all) of the names and such - if you need more information about something, please ask.
Each time we grade a new batch of magazines we find a couple more items and add them to this page.
Our list is already more comprehensive than that from any other LIFE source and will grow - have fun with it!

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Covers – Ski related (View the Ski Covers by rolling down this page - in chronological order on the right )

life magazines ski cover
January 27, 1927
Artful ski fall

Life Magazine January 27, 1927 : Cover - Falling skier, art by L. J. Holton, "She didn't have a leg to stand on."

Life Magazine December 7, 1936 : Cover – Skiing photo by Dr. Paul Wolff.
The earliest LIFE skiing feature! Skiing is fun and makes beautiful pictures – St. Moritz, Corvinglia Ski Hut, photos by Dr. P Wolf & Lionel Green.

Life Magazine March 8, 1937: Cover - Skier on ski lift at Sun Valley (One of the nicest LIFE covers ever!).
EXCELLENT feature article on skiing in Sun Valley, Idaho - a must for ski history enthusiasts. Ski article is 8 pages long, includes photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt of ski instructor Hauser, Marion Crozer, Faith Donaldson, Count Schaffgotsch, Claude Binyon, Mr. And Mrs. Studebaker, Frank Rediker, Sarah Appleton of Kalamazoo, Host Harriman and many others. (See related ad in March 22, 1937 issue).

Life Magazine January 24, 1938 : Cover - Six skiers in powder snow at speed "Down an Alp."
EXCELLENT photo essay "Skiing : Winter fun in the sun." Ski feature is 8 pages long and includes photos of the New York to Canada ski plane, the Laurentian inn and resort, many great photos of skiing and ski gear, Davos in Switzerland, Barbara Hutton (Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow), Ananda Mahidol (Siam's 12 yr-old king), Prince Ernest Rudiger von Starhemberg, Charles Laughton and other skiers.

Life Magazine January 20, 1941 : Cover – US Ski Trooper, Sergeant Reese McKindley on Mt. Rainier.
Army’s new ski patrol practices on Mt. Rainier, photos include Ray Zoberski - early 10th mountain division.

Life Magazine April 5, 1943 : Cover - Montgomery beret, skier Blanche Christian (not on skis).

Life Magazine January 3, 1944 : Cover - Alaska Holiday, Barbara Belle Brubaker of Glenrock, Wyoming, with skis.


December 7, 1936
Skiing

Life Magazine February 19, 1945 : Cover - Ski Clothes, Blanche Rybizka, ski teacher at Mount Tremblant, Canada. Ski fashions article.

Life Magazine February 23, 1948 : Skier in color (Olaf Rodegård is the cover skier, a friend purchased this issue for him when he was nearly 100, he skied through age 96 back in Norway!).
EXCELLENT 15 page color photo essay about Skiing - This is probably the best ski feature ever done in LIFE. Photos by Ralph Crane in ski feature include : Olof Rodegard, Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood (LOTS of indoor and outdoor photos), Chair lift at Timberline, Margaret Henshaw, Patti Glasscock, Steve Church, Snow cat tow, Dave Morris, Fred Meberg, Erick Lund berg, Gene Vradenburg, Elda and Paul Shreve, Rolla Volstaedt, Robert E. McCooey with broken ankle - burning his broken skis, Theo Tysdal, Anna Von Hoomissen and many others.

Life Magazine January 24, 1949 : Cover - Emile Allais, great French skier.
Sports - the Allais method of skiing comes to the US, including great series of photos of Christiana turn and other technique shots
Nice full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with skiing, ski hill theme.

Life Magazine February 11, 1952 : Cover - Defending Olympic Ski Champ Henri Oreiller.
Hell on snow by Marshall Smith at Sun Valley and Norways's Norefjell. Skiers Jack Nagel, Dick Beuk, Emile Allais, Jimmy Griffith, Jack Reddish, George Schneider and George Macomber.
Ski ad featuring Hartley Ramsay and Tareyton cigarettes.


March 8, 1937
Skier on ski lift

Life Magazine February 8, 1960 : Cover - US Skiers train for Olympics - fold out cover.
Six female Olympic skiers - Renie Cox, Linda Meyers, Joan Hannah, Beverly Anderson, Penny Pitou, Betsy Snite.

Life Magazine February 29, 1960 : Cover - Winter Olympics ski jumper, Tamas Sudar of Hungary. Squaw Valley Olympics - Betsy Snite, Heidi Bieble, Penny Pitou, Photos - Skier Betsy Snite wipes out and is dragged off the course.
Full page Walker's Whiskey ad with skier jumping using poles.

Life Magazine February 14, 1964 : Cover - ski jumper at Innsbruck.
Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, includes photo of Jean Saubert skier, Marielle and Christine Goitschel skiers, and Lidia Skoblikova speed skater.

Life Magazine March 6, 1970 : Fold-out Cover - Billy Kidd.
On the Icy Edge of Win or Lose : an old hand (Billy Kidd at 26) and a green kid (Tyler Palmer at 19) endure the test of ski racing, photo of America's first Gold Medal Winner, skier Billy Kidd.
Full page color Kent cigarettes ad with ski theme.


Articles and other editorial content – Ski related
Life Magazine November 30, 1936 :
Press agent Steve Hannagan's Girls, many are bathing suit models, numerous photos including "skiing" at the beach. .

Life Magazine December 7, 1936 : Cover – Skiing photo by Dr. Paul Wolff.
The earliest LIFE skiing feature! Skiing is fun and makes beautiful pictures – St. Moritz, Corvinglia Ski Hut, photos by Dr. P Wolf & Lionel Green.

Life Magazine December 14, 1936 :
First climb of Mt. Mystery (now Mt. Waddington) the highest peak in the coastal range of British Columbia by Fritz Wiessner, Alanson Willcox, William House, and Miss Elizabeth Woolsey (best woman skier in North America).

Life Magazine December 28, 1936 : Cover photo of Metropolitan Opera's Ballet. Ski Slide (ski meet in Madison Square Garden).

Life Magazine February 22, 1937 :
Photos showing how a ski theme commercial is produced and photographed - Babs at "St. Moritz" for ads for ski clothes, cold cream or winter travel., photographer Paul Hesse.
Dartmouth's Winter Carnival, including several ski racing photos, one with Dick Durrance.


January 24, 1938
Six skiers in powder snow

Life Magazine March 1, 1937 :
Dr. Wilhelm Croy of Berlin makes realistic skiers out of match sticks, photos.

Life Magazine March 8, 1937: Cover - Skier on ski lift at Sun Valley (One of the nicest LIFE covers ever!). EXCELLENT feature article on skiing in Sun Valley, Idaho - a must for ski history enthusiasts. Ski article is 8 pages long, includes photos by Alfred Eisenstaedt of ski instructor Hauser, Marion Crozer, Faith Donaldson, Count Schaffgotsch, Claude Binyon, Mr. And Mrs. Studebaker, Frank Rediker, Sarah Appleton of Kalamazoo, Host Harriman and many others.

Life Magazine May 31, 1937 :
Humorous full page Paramount studios ad with Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, Robert Young, includes studio skiing photo.
Movie - I met him in Paris with Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, with skiing and other winter sports photos.

Life Magazine September 27, 1937 : Cover - Nelson Eddy.
Aga Khan is elected President of the League of Nations Assembly - many photos including his son Sadruddin's first time on skis.

Life Magazine January 24, 1938 : Cover - Six skiers in powder snow at speed "Down an Alp."
EXCELLENT photo essay "Skiing : Winter fun in the sun." Ski feature is 8 pages long and includes photos of the New York to Canada ski plane, the Laurentian inn and resort, many great photos of skiing and ski gear, Davos in Switzerland, Barbara Hutton (Countess Haugwitz-Reventlow), Ananda Mahidol (Siam's 12 yr-old king), Prince Ernest Rudiger von Starhemberg, Charles Laughton and other skiers.

Life Magazine April 4, 1938 :
Amazing fake photo of skiing by the Great Pyramids - for real, two are telemarking (Telemark skiing) - April Fool's photos.


January 20, 1941
US Ski Trooper
Life Magazine January 16, 1939 :
Party at Lake Placid, skiing, skating, sledding.

Life Magazine February 27, 1939 :
Hannes Schneider - No. 1 Skier in New England, to recreate his Arlberg school.

Life Magazine July 24, 1939 :
Ann Sheridan is America's "oomph girl," small photo of her on skis for film "Winter Carnival."

Life Magazine October 2, 1939 :
College girls adapt styles to strange uses, heavy white wool sweaters for skiing.

Life Magazine January 29, 1940 :
War in Winter - Russo-Finnish war - photo essay, lots of great photos including naked men coming out of sauna, ski patrol near Rovaniemi.

Life Magazine February 19, 1940 :
Skiing in New Hampshire, incl. photo of Hannes Schneider teaching and Cranmore mountain skimobile.

Life Magazine March 18, 1940 :
National Ski Patrol makes perilous rescue on slopes of Mt. Hood, Timberline lodge, includes photos of herringbone lesson.
Nice color Mercury car ad with skis and Sun Valley featured.

Life Magazine May 27, 1940 :
Life goes to a sports marathon - participants traveled 218 miles (sea level to ski level on Mt. Rainier) and tried two dozen sports in 12 hours, includes skiing.

Life Magazine August 26, 1940 :
Two ski instructors from the Hannes Schneider ski school in New Hampshire skiing on Mt. Athabaska,

Life Magazine December 9, 1940 :
Skiing exercises.
Half page Munsingwear ad with ski theme and woman waxing a ski.

Life Magazine January 20, 1941 : Cover – US Ski Trooper, Sergeant Reese McKindley on Mt. Rainier. Army’s new ski patrol practices on Mt. Rainier, photos include Ray Zoberski - early 10th mountain division.

Life Magazine February 10, 1941 :

Cute little piece about the difficulties of getting into your ski clothes in the upper berth of a Pullman ski train.

Life Magazine February 24, 1941 :
Torger Tokle shows top ski-jumping form.
Neat red De Soto car ad in snowy winter scene with skier.
Ingrid Bergman, including photo of her in ski gear - she skied 15 miles and June Lake.

Life Magazine March 31, 1941 :
Full page color Ten High whiskey ad with pilot Omar Whitey Dodson and Skier Richard Johnston (Connecticut).

Life Magazine April 28, 1941 :
Bette Davis’ birthday party at Littleton, New Hampshire (neat photo of her in ski boots and ski pants).

Life Magazine August 25, 1941:
Travel - Tierra del Fuego, includes photo of Club Andino skiers overlooking Punta Arenas.
Nice half page Union Pacific Railroad ad with Sonja Henie in ski gear on skis.


April 5, 1943
Skier Blanche Christian

Life Magazine September 29, 1941 :
Garbo swims and skis and dances.

Life Magazine December 29, 1941 :
Photo of ski figure eights taken by Walter Amstutz of Zurich

Life Magazine February 16, 1942 :
A skiing weekend at Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood, Oregon with Timberline Ski Club.

Life Magazine August 10, 1942 :
Summer Skiing at Lassen Volcanic National Park - great photos!

Life Magazine January 24, 1944 :
Photo of Mr. Jean Gosselin, one-legged skier.

Life Magazine March 20, 1944 :
Life goes to Lake Placid Golf Hill - ski photos, Winkie Smith, Fan Wilson, Linda Scheerer.

Life Magazine February 12, 1945 :
That funny photo of ski tracks splitting around a tree, people never get tired of this one, tricky here because it is flat : skier Conrad Thrane, Mont Tremblant, photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt!

Life Magazine February 19, 1945 : Cover - Ski Clothes, Blanche Rybizka, ski teacher at Mount Tremblant, Canada. Ski fashions article.

Life Magazine December 24, 1945 :
Dry-skiing class at Stanford University.

Life Magazine March 4, 1946 :
St. Bernard monks carry on rescue work, includes monks on skis.
Nice half page color Westminster socks ad with nice ski art.

Life Magazine May 13, 1946 :
Northwest vacation, Kit Carson fly fishing. This is a great article with photos of Water skiing, sailing, smoking salmon, Skiing at the Summit on Snoqualmie pass - includes Joan Pettit, and Sue Anderson.

Life Magazine January 27, 1947 :
Life goes skiing in Vermont at Pico Peak near Rutland, with Judy Andrews, Andrea Mead, Porter Noble, Bill Hafey (sleeping in car - an early ski bum)
Full page color Calvert Whiskey ad with art by Tom Lovell, feature bear cub and ski gear.

Life Magazine February 10, 1947 :
Skiers marry in sports clothing - Bob Meservey and Patti Hill, with Walter Prager in New Hampshire.

Life Magazine February 17, 1947 :
Little follow-up letters pertaining to the photo of Judy Andrews wearing slotted goggles for snow-glare and skiing (LIFE January 27, 1946).


January 3, 1944
Barbara Belle Brubaker

Life Magazine December 22, 1947 :
Skiing prodigy, Andrea Mead of Pico Peak, Vermont.
Super nice full page color Canadian Pacific railroad ad with skiing theme (one of the nicest skiing art ads I've seen).
Full page color Mars candy bar ad with skiing theme (ski clothes and ski poles).

Life Magazine January 5, 1948 :
Skiers ski down Slopes of Mt. Rose, in the day and night.
Very nice full page color Forstmann Woolen Company ad with ski outfit and wooden skis.

Life Magazine January 19, 1948 :
Bad weather in Hancock, New Hampshire - lots of photos, including Evalina Reavely, Marie Champagne, Julius Pickering, full page cross country skiing photo.
Super nice full page color Calvert Reserve whiskey ad with St. Bernard dogs, set set and ski area, art by Tom Lovell.
Super full page color Kotex ad with ski lodge scene, art by Tom Hall.

Life Magazine February 23, 1948 : Skier in color (Olaf Rodegård is the cover skier, a friend purchased this issue for him when he was nearly 100, he skied through age 96 back in Norway!).
EXCELLENT 15 page color photo essay about Skiing - This is probably the best ski feature ever done in LIFE. Photos by Ralph Crane in ski feature include : Olof Rodegard, Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood (LOTS of indoor and outdoor photos), Chair lift at Timberline, Margaret Henshaw, Patti Glasscock, Steve Church, Snow cat tow, Dave Morris, Fred Meberg, Erick Lund berg, Gene Vradenburg, Elda and Paul Shreve, Rolla Volstaedt, Robert E. McCooey with broken ankle - burning his broken skis, Theo Tysdal, Anna Von Hoomissen and many others.

Life Magazine August 2, 1948 :
Photo essay - the Andes, includes photo of Chilean ski resort of Portillo.

Life Magazine January 24, 1949 : Cover - Emile Allais, great French skier.
Sports - the Allais method of skiing comes to the US, including great series of photos of Christiana turn and other technique shots
Nice full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with skiing, ski hill theme.

Life Magazine October 3, 1949 :
Two pages of sexy photos of girls in the Ken Murray vaudeville revue "Blackouts" - dressed as if for sports, skiing (Jean Marshall), golf (Joan Morley), baseball (Consuelo Cezon), hiking (Joann and Jean Corbett), more.

Life Magazine February 27, 1950 :
Life Visits some ski bums at Sun Valley - Obert J Rod, Bob Lombard, Jerry Pesman, Bebe Walker, Joan Scribner, Jerry Edwards, Edward Scotty, Mary Gregg.

Life Magazine April 3, 1950 :
Life goes skiing in Arlberg, Kandahar in Austria, including James Couttet, Idly Walpoth, Arnold Lunn.

Life Magazine August 28, 1950 :
Life revisits the ski bums - now on beach at San Onofre, California, includes Hammerhead Gravage, Burrhead Grever, Bob Lombard, Obie Rod, Marty Gregg, Shirlee Kashare, Warren Miller (!), Myra Roche, Barney Wilkes and others (see LIFE February 27, 1950).

Life Magazine January 1, 1951 :
West coast youth, including photos of Arlene Nelson, Dolores Dick, Marion Heatherly, Jane Mackey (at Mt. Hood), Harold Lail, surfers, skiers, body builders and more, incl. very nice photo of Nancy Luft, Dick Safley, Bob Grant, and Leigh Rabel on Mr. Rainier.
Full page Ipana toothpaste ad with ski theme, shows two pairs of skis and man and woman in ski clothes.


February 19, 1945
Blanche Rybizka, ski teacher

Life Magazine February 11, 1952 : Cover - Defending Olympic Ski Champ Henri Oreiller.
Hell on snow by Marshall Smith at Sun Valley and Norways's Norefjell. Skiers Jack Nagel, Dick Beuk, Emile Allais, Jimmy Griffith, Jack Reddish, George Schneider and George Macomber.
Ski ad featuring Hartley Ramsay and Tareyton cigarettes.

Life Magazine March 3, 1952 :
Norway holds first Winter Olympics including photos of Stein Ericksen skiing (and almost crashing), Andrea Mead Lawrence skiing, Hjalmar Andersen skating, bobsledders Kuhn and Hamann (back in the days when beer-drinking was considered training for bob sled), more.

Life Magazine March 10, 1952 :
Spring Skiing in Tuckerman's Ravine, includes winter camping photos and SUPER close-up photo of skiers in gear.

Life Magazine February 16, 1953 :
New twists on skis - Christian Pravda, Stein Eriksen, and Jack Reddish - do somersaults on skis at Sun Valley, includes crash photos of Norman MacLeod.

Life Magazine March 9, 1953 :
Letter and photo pertaining to Ski Somersaults, photo of Stein Eriksen.

Life Magazine April 6, 1953 :
Letter and photo pertain to Ski-saults, somersaults on skis - Dartmouth skiers John Bowler, John Carleton, mentions Gus Paulsen did is first in 1913.

Life Magazine January 25, 1954 :
Full page color Ballantine Ale ad featuring winter skating, Curling, Skiing.
Hardy Soviet girls win International Ski Meet.
Photo of Heinz Mannstedt coming off ski jump as his skis come completely off!

Life Magazine February 8, 1954 :
Ski racer - Chiharu Igaya profile.
Full page color Ballentine Beer ad with ski lodge theme, art by Frederick Siebel.

Life Magazine March 1, 1954 :
Never too old to Ski - Fred Nash of Santa Monica, California at Sun Valley.

Life Magazine May 10, 1954 :
The federal border guard, Bundesgrenzschutz, BGS, includes mountain climbing and ski troops, ski patrol.

Life Magazine August 2, 1954 :
Summer skiers schuss into slush at Washington’s Mt. Baker (this is like the scenes in Warren Miller's film - skiing into a big puddle), photos include Tom Currie, Anne Ryan, Ronald Limbacher, June Svedin.


February 23, 1948
Skier in color.

Life Magazine October 11, 1954 : Color Cover - Conquest of K2.
Chicago makes giant warm weather ski jump.

Life Magazine December 6, 1954 :
Freewheeling skiers practice on roller skates - Norm Bachelor and Ed Hoel on roller skis.

Life Magazine January 24, 1955 :
Skiers adopt the light look - trim fashion silhouette from Europe.

Life Magazine January 31, 1955 :
Cram camp for skiers - Sun Valley, , includes Buddy WernerChristian Pravda, Mel Hoaglund, Jill Kinmont, Tom Corcoran, Norris Dunham.

Life Magazine February 14, 1955 :
Photos of Ski champion Jill Kinmont's ski crash.

Life Magazine March 7, 1955 :
Funny ski photo (tracks go past tree on either side) stemming from International meet for disabled skiers in Kitzbuhel, Ernst Muller and Andreas Schopf.
Full page color Four Roses whiskey ad with ski art from Lake Placid, by Paul Sample.

Life Magazine March 14, 1955 :
Rare aerial photo of Kusatsu ski resort in Japan.

Life Magazine June 20, 1955 :
Snowless skiers beat up a building, Chicago 400 Ski Club, including Joni King, Al Marks, Gene Leon, Al Bebout and Don Dahl.

Life Magazine July 18, 1955 :
Photo essay on Italy, including single-chair ski lift above Cortina.

Life Magazine February 13, 1956 :
In winter Olympics Russians overshadow everyone but the one-man slam skier of Austria, Austrian Toni Sailer. Plus many other photos Including Buddy Werner, Josef Prokes, and Cross-country ski racing.

Life Magazine January 14, 1957 :
University of Denver's ski team trains.


January 24, 1949
Emile Allais

Life Magazine February 18, 1957 :
New sights on the slopes: resorts add fancy touches to handle swarms of skiers.

Life Magazine March 18, 1957 :
King of the mountain: Austria's Olympic gold medallist skier Toni Sailer at Aspen.

Life Magazine June 24, 1957 :
Funny photo of executives in suits riding the chairlift at Aspen, Colorado ski area, article about top execs retreat for work and fun.

Life Magazine December 2, 1957 :
Sports: Big jump on the ski season: rugged workouts in White Plains, New York gym.

Life Magazine February 10, 1958 :
Photo essay - The skier's own world: Sun Valley, Idaho and Alta, Utah.

Life Magazine January 26, 1959 :
Alaska - life at 30 degrees below zero, article includes a big variety including photo of U.S. Army Ski area at Anchorage, more.
Summery sports for skiers - hot springs pools at Mt. Snow Vermont.

Life Magazine February 2, 1959 :
Scary, sappy life of nation's ski maniacs, includes ski patrol, E. Daniel Buttner, Mardy Reker - by Marshall Smith, illustrations by Robert Osborn.

Life Magazine February 9, 1959 :
New ski fashions - from Munich to Germany, includes Erica von Morgen.

Life Magazine February 23, 1959 :
Peruvian villagers make wool masks for skiers - Stanley Selengut, Alan Stutzman, Adrienne Shields.

Life Magazine March 16, 1959 :
Nice color feature on Squaw VAlley, California and the preparations for the Winter Olympics, many ski related photos, including Bud Werner, Beverly Anderson and Linda Meyers, speed skater Don McDermott.

Life Magazine January 18, 1960 :
Ski fashions - Eirene Shields, Barbara Allbee.
Full page color Pepsi-Cola ad with ski and après ski clothes.

Life Magazine February 8, 1960 : Cover - US Skiers train for Olympics - fold out cover.
Six female Olympic skiers - Renie Cox, Linda Meyers, Joan Hannah, Beverly Anderson, Penny Pitou, Betsy Snite.
Full page Bourbon Institute ad with scene inside ski lodge.


February 11, 1952
Ski Champ Henri Oreiller

Life Magazine February 15, 1960 :
US Marines train at Squaw Valley ski area - they are foot packing ski slopes for the upcoming Olympics.
Nice full page color Ruppert Knickerbocker beer ad with skis and après skiers.

Life Magazine February 29, 1960 : Cover - Winter Olympics ski jumper, Tamas Sudar of Hungary. Squaw Valley Olympics - Betsy Snite, Heidi Bieble, Penny Pitou, Photos - Skier Betsy Snite wipes out and is dragged off the course.
Full page Walker's Whiskey ad with skier jumping using poles.

Life Magazine March 7, 1960 :
Neat photo of crossing country skiers and speed skaters with special camera.
Greatest winter show on earth - winter Olympics in Squaw Valley.
Very nice full page color Hills Bros Coffee ad with skiers and spectators and press photographer at the Squaw Valley Olympics, art by G. Brusstar.

Life Magazine March 28, 1960 : Cover - John F Kennedy and Hubert Humphrey, this feature article includes photo of Ted Kennedy making the first ski jump of his life at Madison, Wisconsin.

Life Magazine November 14, 1960 :
Great series of photos of Maurice Baquet and his ridiculous devotion to his cello, skiing, in the rain, swimming, on a Mont Blanc cliff, including photo of him on skis with cello strapped to his back..

Life Magazine January 6, 1961 :
Photo of Defense Secretary Robert McNamara walking to ski tow at Aspen, Colorado with his ski gear.

Life Magazine March 10, 1961 :
"Jack jumping" at Big Bromley Mountain in Manchester, Vermont, lift operators leave work on boards attached as seats to sawed-off skis, Earl Jones.

Life Magazine December 22, 1961 :
Great outdoors articles and photos - snowball fight, sailing a windjammer, Mt. Washington, Goose hunters, Spear fishermen, Skiing, Parachuting - Terry Kunde. Two page photo of skiers on Washington's Stevens Pass.

Life Magazine January 19, 1962 :
Girl watching on the ski slopes, a very funny piece including Don Sauers and George Bauer. Newest ski clothes mix gaudy patterns and colors.
Great full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with couple in ski gondola. This issue has a number of ski ads.

Life Magazine February 9, 1962 :
Art - the fine art of skiing in painting a mural, Artist Stefan Knapp in an airplane hanger.
Full page color Calvert Reserve whiskey ad with ski lodge theme.

Life Magazine March 23, 1962 :
Nice aerial photo of Vasa Loppet ski race in Sweden.

Life Magazine December 7, 1962 :
Ski styles by Dior and Pucci at Cervinia, includes ski school director Marcello Lombardo, Rusty Gessman of Boston, Count Sylvio Alfieri, Mary-Sargent de Abreu, Anne-Marie Uzielli.

Life Magazine January 4, 1963 :
Great photo of Stan Baumgartner in the middle of a ski jump at Boyne Mountain ski resort, Michigan.
LIFE guide to family ski vacations, where to leave the kids, small cartoon by Elmer.

Life Magazine January 18, 1963 :
Three daughters of Charlie Chaplin prepare to ski at Crans sur Sierre, Switzerland.

Life Magazine February 1, 1963 :
Baroness Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, her art and her four-year-old daughter on skis at St. Moritz.
Full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with skier.


February 8, 1960 (Fold-out)
US Women's olympic team

Life Magazine February 8, 1963 :
Walt Schoenknecht breaks ski tradition at Mt. Snow.

Life Magazine March 8, 1963 :
Oddity from Menotti, Mother Goose ski slope - Paula Valra teacher at Mittersill, New Hampshire.

Life Magazine January 10, 1964 :
U.S. Ski Team with coach Bob Beattie.

Life Magazine February 14, 1964 : Cover - ski jumper at Innsbruck.
Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, includes photo of Jean Saubert skier, Marielle and Christine Goitschel skiers, and Lidia Skoblikova speed skater.

Life Magazine April 24, 1964:
Two famous skiers die in an avalanche - Buddy Werner and Barbara Henneberger.

Life Magazine June 19, 1964 :
Jill Kinmont's ski accident and rest.

Life Magazine January 8, 1965 :
Full page color Kent cigarette ad with skier couple all in white.
Photos of John Kennedy , Jr. and Jackie Kennedy skiing at Buttermilk Mountain near Aspen.
Full page color Viceroy cigarette ad with skier couple in red, white, and blue.

Life Magazine January 29, 1965 :
Skier's worldly wardrobe - inventive Coloradan brings Arabian headgear to US slopes, Mrs. Vernon Taylor III of Denver.

Life Magazine February 12, 1965 :
Funny photo of Pauli Ukkonen at the ski jump in St. Moritz.

Life Magazine February 19, 1965 :
Busy ski doctors - Arthur Ellison and Milton Wolf - set 350 fractures at Mt. Snow in Vermont.

Life Magazine March 12, 1965 :
Aspen's awful surfer problem - surfers on skis and more - funny


February 29, 1960
Ski jumper, Tamas Sudar

Life Magazine July 30, 1965 :
Summer slush skiing on Mount Baker, Washington.

Life Magazine January 28, 1966 :
Ideas in Houses - ski cabin in the Cascades of Washington is designed to get along without a woman's touch.

Life Magazine February 4, 1966 :
Skier Art Tokle Jr. follows famous family's ski tracks, wins event named for his uncle.

Life Magazine February 18, 1966 :
Some really odd ski clohing fashions, photographed at Chamonix.

Life Magazine February 25, 1966 :
Club Mediterranee offers low-cost high-life from skiing to sunbathing.

Life Magazine March 11, 1966 :
Neat photo of ski instructor Roger Staub and ski patroler Chuck Malloy in mid-air on skis as Batman and Robin, en route to a costume party in Vail.

Life Magazine July 22, 1966 :
Death and suspense on an alpine cable car, cableway over Geant Glacier in the French Alps breaks, killing a passenger and a skier below.

Life Magazine January 6, 1967 :
US leaders take to the Ski Slopes, photos of Robert Kennedy, Charles Percy, Defense Secretary McNamara, and John Lindsay.

Life Magazine February 24, 1967 :
France's skier Jean-Claude Killy comes of age.

Life Magazine March 24, 1967 :
Ideas in Houses - Vermont tree-house ski house.

Life Magazine April 14, 1967 :
Sports - high-speed therapy on ski slopes for amputees (teacher : Jim Winthers, student : Richard Moralis).

Life Magazine February 9, 1968 :
As Olympics begin, World's best skier sounds off – Jean-Claude Killy.

Life Magazine February 16, 1968 :
Full page photo of the famous Alf Engen skiing in bottomless powder at Alta, Utah.

Life Magazine February 23, 1968 : Cover - Peggy Fleming, Olympic charmer with figure skating gold medal, related story includes Mary Meyere, Jenny Fish, Dianne Holum, judges checking skate marks on ice for precision, bob sled run at night, skier Olga Pall, skier Jean-Claude Killy.

Life Magazine March 22, 1968 :
Shipshape chalet for skiers - the French coquille (shell) house, wonderful, all curves, Gerard Grandval, La Plagne ski resort in France, plus some other coquilles.

Life magazine December 5, 1969 :
Full page Lark cigarettes ad with skiers on chair lift.
Half page review of the movie "Downhill Racer" about alpine skiing with Robert Redford playing David Chappellet.

Life Magazine February 6, 1970 :
Cover - Robert Redford (feature inside), includes skiing and snowmobiling photos.

Life Magazine March 6, 1970 : Fold-out Cover - Billy Kidd.
On the Icy Edge of Win or Lose : an old hand (Billy Kidd at 26) and a green kid (Tyler Palmer at 19) endure the test of ski racing, photo of America's first Gold Medal Winner, skier Billy Kidd.
Full page color Kent cigarettes ad with ski theme.

Life Magazine December 18, 1970 :
New York University's unpredictable Hall of Fame, includes some of the famous people who never did get in, plus funny old photo of Calvin Coolidge on skis with poles, on grass, obviously not winter.

Life Magazine March 5, 1971 :
Aspen's new kind of ski bum - they're girls!, includes Carolyn Zinke (fabulous ski photo), Tubing at Snowmass Mountain, Sue Smedstad, Dawn Clark, Kathy McMillen, Phyllis Garrett, Sandy Sollitt, Mary Duffey, Lyn Carlson, Leslie Smith, Lisa Brooks, Gail Ramsey.

Life Magazine March 12, 1971 :
Willy Schaeffler, new US Ski Team coach, photo of Schaeffler with Tyler Palmer, more, great piece.

Life Magazine March 26, 1971 :
Three letters to the editor pertaining to the ski bum piece in LIFE March 5, 1971, including a very critical one from Danile Ford of Durham, New Hampshire who was clearly threatened by the thought that women could be ski bums.

Life Magazine April 2, 1971 :
Photo of Jeff Jobe of Richland, Washington hang gliding with skis at Sun Valley for a ski movie.
Full page color Alcoa aluminum ad with lady holding Head 360 skis, poles, boots.

Life Magazine September 3, 1971 :
Photo of headlamp night-time cross country ski tour in Vail, Colorado.


February 14, 1964
Ski jumper at Innsbruck

Life Magazine October 1, 1971:
Summer skiing on grass with new wheeled skis, these look more like bulky roller blades.

Life Magazine October 15, 1971 :
A short piece on Chet Huntley and his proposed Big Sky development in Montana.

Life Magazine February 25, 1972 :
Special Olympic wrap-up - 12 pages in color, includes fantastic photo of viewers next to ski jump, Anne Henning, Dianne Holum (speed skaters), Cochrans (skiing), ice hockey, Ulanov and Rodnina (figure skating) and more.

Life magazine November 1979 :
Racy ski clothes for slopes and sidelines.

Life Magazine February 1980 :
The Lake Placid Club in 1904 as photographed by Irving Stedman, includes skijoring (behind a horse), a skier, sulky racing on Mirror Lake, tobagganing, more.
Upcoming Olympics and slalom skier to beat, Ingemar Stenmark, Steve and Phil Mahre, others.
Full page color Subaru ad with US Ski Team theme.

Life Magazine March 1980 :
Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with cross country skiers.
Haroun Tazieff, Volcano man, Inferno detective, includes a neat photo of him cross country skiing in Erebus in Antarctica.
A humorous photo of Prince Charles skiing in disguise at the Klosters in Switzerland.

Life Magazine April 1983 :
Life visits the booming singles scene in Minneapolis, includes the dating service named "Seeing is Believing", Joanne Prebarisch, Mike Cummings, Julie Bavis, Diana Garrielson, David Goldman, Schussin Ski Club (shown cross country skiing with camels), Barbara Olson, others.

Life Magazine September 1987 :
Humorous color photo of desert native from Abu Dhabi meeting a sand skier wearing full aerodynamic speedsuit.

Life Magazine December 1987 :
US skiers take flight for the Olympics, includes freestyler Kris Feddersen, Hayley Wolff and others.

Life Magazine April 1988 :
Speed skaters – Dan Jansen, Bonnie Blair, Christina Rothenburger and skier Michaela Gerg (the worst fall photo I've ever seen!) and Skaters Tiny Gordeeva and Grinkov.

Life Magazine April 1989 :
Rather fun photo of Shirley Metz standing in a swimming suit at the South Pole at -28 F, she was the first woman to reach the south pole on skis.

Life Magazine September 1989 :
Neat photo of ski jumping in summer at Lake Placid.

Life Magazine March 1992 :
Cool two page photo of ski jumper Jens Weissflog training into a pile of foam.

Life Magazine January 1997 :
Nice photo of Cross-country skier on Brooklyn Bridge in blizzard.


Advertisements – Ski related
Though the product being advertised may not be the most interesting part of these skiing-theme ads, I've highlighted product names to help those seeking specific ads.


March 6, 1970 (Foldout Cover)
Gold Medal skier Billy Kidd

Life Magazine January 18, 1937:
Great skiing photo ad on back cover for Lucky Strike cigarettes, it shows a man and woman on skis - gear and clothing nicely shown.

Life Magazine February 1, 1937 :
Color ski ad with Sig Buchmayr for Camel cigarettes - could be Tuckerman's ravine.

Life Magazine February 8, 1937 :
Half page Briggs pipe tobacco ad with humorous skiing cartoon.

Life Magazine March 22, 1937 :
Nice full page LaSalle car ad with skiing theme.
Neat two page ad for LIFE magazine featuring ski cover of March 8, 1937.

Life Magazine May 31, 1937 :
Humorous full page Paramount studios ad with Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, Robert Young, includes studio skiing photo.
Movie - I met him in Paris with Claudette Colbert, Melvyn Douglas, with skiing and other winter sports photos.

Life Magazine June 21, 1937 :
Neat Color ski ad as part of two page Grace Line ships ad.

Life Magazine December 13, 1937 :
Very nice full page color Fisher car body ad (Unisteel turret top) with ski theme, well done.

Life Magazine January 30, 1939 :
Curious skiing ad on back cover for Camel cigarettes, with many frames of art showing skiing.

Life Magazine November 13, 1939 :
Full page Eagleknit headwear ad with staged photos of kids and families with skis, sleds, ice skates.

Life Magazine December 11, 1939 :
Half page Quaker State motor oil ad with ski theme art by Gilbert Bundy.

Life Magazine January 15, 1940 :
Half page, three photo Sal Hepatica laxative ad with two skiers.

Life Magazine January 22, 1940 :
Unusual full page color Kool Cigarettes ad with skiing penguin.

Life Magazine February 12, 1940 :
Full page color Nash car ad with green car and skis and poles in snow bank by car, skiers in background.

Life Magazine March 18, 1940 :
National Ski Patrol makes perilous rescue on slopes of Mt. Hood.
Nice color Mercury car ad with skis and Sun Valley featured.

Life Magazine March 25, 1940 :
Skiing ad with Bob Bourdon in color on back cover – Camel cigarettes.

Life Magazine December 9, 1940 :
Skiing exercises.
Half page Munsingwear ad with ski theme and woman waxing a ski.

Life Magazine December 16, 1940 :
Full page color Nash car ad with cross country skiers in the background.

Life Magazine January 13, 1941 :
Attractive full page Lincoln ad with Zephyr V-12 car with nice ski hill theme.

Life Magazine February 24, 1941 :
Torger Tokle shows top ski-jumping form.
Neat red De Soto car ad in snowy winter scene with skier.
Ingrid Bergman, including photo of her in ski gear - she skied 15 miles and June Lake.

Life Magazine March 24, 1941 :
Full page color Camel Cigarettes ad (back cover) with Skier Dick Durrance and Sun Valley ski area.

Life Magazine August 25, 1941:
Travel - Tierra del Fuego, includes photo of Club Andino skiers overlooking Punta Arenas.
Nice half page Union Pacific Railroad ad with Sonja Henie in ski gear on skis.

Life Magazine December 8, 1941 :
Nice half page Flexible flier sled and skis ad.

Life Magazine December 15, 1941 :
Charming half page Munisngwear ad with woman in red union suit (long underwear) trying on her skis and reading the book "How to Ski" ... while still in the house! - art by Gilbert Bundy.

Life Magazine January 26, 1942 :
Curious full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with ski-rocketing at St. Moritz (speed skiing with a parachute for a brake.

Life Magazine February 9, 1942 :
Half page Pequot Sheets ad with small child on his first pair of skis.
Nice full page color Nectar Tea ad (A & P grocery) with ski lodge theme, though snowshoes are more evident in photo.

Life Magazine January 11, 1943 :
Cute half page Blatz beer ad with color with lady skier

Life Magazine January 18, 1943 :
Full page color Camel cigarettes ad with skiers in winter camouflage, 10th Mountain Division with Dick Durrance.
Full page color I. W. Harper Whiskey ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine July 26, 1943 :
Full page National Dairy products ad with two soldiers, one in Jungle troops garb and one is ski troops garb, cute ad.

Life Magazine November 15, 1943 :
Nice half page Bostonians ad with soldier in winter ski gear showing the ski boots, ski trooper.
Also full page color Forstmann woolens ad with ski set in backyard.

Life Magazine January 10, 1944 :
Excellent full page Electric Light and Power Compapnies ad with men on a great old powered sled (ancestor of snowmobile?), with skis lashed on the front.

Life Magazine February 7, 1944 :
Nice full page color Paul Jones whiskey ad with ski theme.

Life Magazine July 10, 1944 :
Nice two page color Dextrose food-energy sugar ad with soldiers wearing mask that measures their exhalation of carbon-dioxide, includes 10th mountain division skiers all in white.

Life Magazine November 20, 1944 :
Nice full page color Kinsey, Unhurried whiskey ad with ski lodge theme, shows ski boots nicely and ski trophies.

Life Magazine December 11, 1944 :
Cute full page Old Gold Cigarettes ad with Skiing theme - a charmer.

Life Magazine January 22, 1945 :
Camel cigarettes ad with Marianne de Sydow on water skis and snow skis.

Life Magazine January 29, 1945 :
Cute half page Soft-lite lenses ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine February 26, 1945:
Half page Yardley fragrance ad with ski theme, I bet the text was written by a skier and the photo set-up likewise, but that the model didn't ski.

Life Magazine November 5, 1945 :
Nice full page color United States Brewer's Foundation beer ad with "Ski Trail" art by Marianne Appel.

Life Magazine November 19, 1945 :
Half page Munsingwear ad featuring expert skier James Casear, same page has a small ad for Flexible Flyer Splitkein skis.

Life Magazine February 4, 1946 :
Nice full page color Du Barry beauty ad with skis in background.

Life Magazine February 18, 1946 :
Cute full page color Old Gold cigarettes ad with skiers, art by Clark Agnew.

Life Magazine February 25, 1946 :
Very nice full page color Ford ad with red car and very attractive skier in crystal ball.

Life Magazine March 4, 1946 :
St. Bernard monks carry on rescue work, includes monks on skis.
Nice half page color Westminster socks ad with nice ski art.

Life Magazine December 9, 1946 :
Full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with ski lodge theme.

Life Magazine January 6, 1947 :
Cute full page Phillips Milk of Magnesia ad with father and son skiing on the same pair of skis, with Scottie dog running alongside, "It's full speed ahead for both of them."
Interesting full page Three Feathers whiskey ad with whiskey on fine pair of skis.

Life Magazine January 20, 1947 :
Full page color Borden's Hemo ad with very nice skiing scene.

Life Magazine January 27, 1947 :
Life goes skiing in Vermont at Pico Peak near Rutland, with Judy Andrews, Andrea Mead, Porter Noble, Bill Hafey (sleeping in car - an early ski bum)
Full page color Calvert Whiskey ad with art by Tom Lovell, features bear cub and ski gear.

Life Magazine March 17, 1947 :
Interesting full page color Seagram's whiskey ad with skiing and man-made snow theme.
Neat full page color US Army recruiting ad with skiing theme, mentioning Task Force Williwaw, Frigid and Frost.

Life Magazine March 24, 1947 :
Full page color Havoline motor oil ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine December 8, 1947 :
Neat Camels ad on back cover with skier Blanche Christian and skiing theme.

Life Magazine December 22, 1947 :
Skiing prodigy, Andrea Mead of Pico Peak, Vermont.
Super nice full page color Canadian Pacific railroad ad with skiing theme (one of the nicest skiing art ads I've seen).
Full page color Mars candy bar ad with skiing theme (ski clothes and ski poles).

Life Magazine January 5, 1948 :
Skiers ski down Slopes of Mt. Rose, in the day and night.
Very nice full page color Forstmann Woolen Company ad with ski outfit and wooden skis.

Life Magazine January 19, 1948 :
Bad weather in Hancock, New Hampshire - lots of photos, including Evalina Reavely, Marie Champagne, Julius Pickering, full page cross country skiing photo.
Super nice full page color Calvert Reserve whiskey ad with St. Bernard dogs, set set and ski area, art by Tom Lovell.
Super full page color Kotex ad with ski lodge scene, art by Tom Hall.

Life Magazine February 9, 1948 :
Full page Instant Maxwell House coffee ad with skiing cartoon art by Frank Tashlin.
Half page Bayer Aspirin ad with ski jumping theme.

Life Magazine March 22, 1948 :
Nice full page color White Rock beverages ad with ski lodge theme.

Life Magazine October 18, 1948 :
Half page Jockey underwear ad with ski theme.

Life Magazine November 15, 1948 :
Full page color Pabst Blue Ribbon beer ad with Mr. and Mrs. Gary Cooper, with a bit of a ski theme.

Life Magazine December 20, 1948 :
Nice half page Bayer aspirin ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine January 10, 1949 :
Nice half page color Prince Albert tobacco ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine January 24, 1949 : Cover - Emile Allais, great French skier.
Sports - the Allais method of skiing comes to the US, including great series of photos of Christiana turn and other technique shots
Nice full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with skiing, ski hill theme.

Life Magazine February 14, 1949 :
Full page color Seagram's whisky ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine February 21, 1949 :
Full page color Budweiser beer ad with skiing theme, art by Lucia.
Nice full page color Hamm's beer ad with skiing theme and Dick Durrance.

Life Magazine February 28, 1949 :
Full page color Schenley whiskey ad with ski scene from Sun Valley.

Life Magazine March 7, 1949 :
Nice full page color Mercury automobile ad with red car and skiers in background.

Life Magazine November 7, 1949 :
Full page color Wheat Flour Institute ad featuring US Olympic Ski Champion Mrs. Gretchen Fraser of Sun Valley.

Life Magazine December 5, 1949 :
Nice half page Vaseline Hair tonic ad with close-up of skier with pole tips and ski binding.

Life Magazine January 23, 1950 :
Nice half page Hires root beer ad with some color and Ski gear.
Half page with color Barbasol shaving ad with skiers.

Life Magazine February 6, 1950 :
Schlitz beer ad with skier theme.

Life Magazine February 13, 1950 :
Nice full page color Herbert Tareyton cigarettes ad with J. Peter Hoguet, Jr. on skis.
Nice full page color 1950 Ford car ad with skis.

Life Magazine February 20, 1950 :
Full page color Schlitz beer ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine July 10, 1950 : 
Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with Walter and Hardy Regli, and a ski rescue on Oberalp Pass, above Andermatt, Switzerland, St. Bernard dogs.

Life Magazine January 1, 1951 :
West coast youth, including photos of Arlene Nelson, Dolores Dick, Marion Heatherly, Jane Mackey (at Mt. Hood), Harold Lail, surfers, skiers, body builders and more, incl. very nice photo of Nancy Luft, Dick Safley, Bob Grant, and Leigh Rabel on Mr. Rainier.
Full page Ipana toothpaste ad with ski theme, shows two pairs of skis and man and woman in ski clothes.

Life Magazine January 8, 1951 :
Nice full page color 1951 Nash Airflyte ad with green car, Mt. Rainier and skiers.

Life Magazine January 15, 1951 :
Nice full page color Ballantine Ale ad with skiers.

Life magazine January 22, 1951.
1/3 Page Pullman railroad car with skiing couple.
Half page Pepsodent toothpaste ad with ski theme.

Life Magazine February 5, 1951 :
Nice full page color Kodak film ad with cabin and skiers.

Life Magazine February 19, 1951 :
Full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad, includes woman on ski lift.

Life Magazine March 12, 1951 :
Very nice full page color Havoline Motor Oil ad with skier and ice skater - nice!

Life Magazine October 22, 1951 :
Another one of those curious half page Carter's Trigs ads with men in their underwear, this one with a skiing theme.

Life Magazine February 4, 1952 :
Full page Bromo-Seltzer ad (headaches and neuralgia) with close-up of skier hand and hand.

Life Magazine February 11, 1952 : Cover - Defending Olympic Ski Champ Henri Oreiller.
Hell on snow by Marshall Smith at Sun Valley and Norways's Norefjell. Skiers Jack Nagel, Dick Beuk, Emile Allais, Jimmy Griffith, Jack Reddish, George Schneider and George Macomber.
Full page color ski-theme ad featuring Hartley Ramsay and Tareyton cigarettes.

Life Magazine February 25, 1952 :
Charming full page color Maxwell House coffee ad with winter town scene and every winter sport imaginable, including skiing, skating, sledding, hockey and more.

Life Magazine November 10, 1952 :
Neat full page color SWANK ad for tie clips and coordinating cuff links for fly fishermen, hockey players, skiers, duck hunters, more.

Life Magazine November 17, 1952 :
Neat full page Canadian Club whiskey ad with bat-men skiers in Austria.

Life Magazine January 12, 1953 :
Cute half page Maidenform bra ad with quite good ski art and half-clothed skier.

Life Magazine February 9, 1953 :
Full page color Four Roses whiskey ad with ski theme.

Life Magazine March 16, 1953 :
Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad inside back cover with Switzerland's flying mile - Kilometer speed ski course at St. Moritz.

Life Magazine August 3, 1953 :
Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with skijoring (Hundeskirennen) on the Aletsch Glacier in Switzerland.

Life Magazine January 25, 1954 :
Full page color Ballantine Ale ad featuring winter skating, Curling, Skiing.
Hardy Soviet girls win International Ski Meet.
Photo of Heinz Mannstedt coming off ski jump as his skis come completely off!

Life Magazine February 8, 1954 :
Ski racer - Chiharu Igaya profile.
Full page color Ballentine Beer ad with ski lodge theme, art by Frederick Siebel.

Life Magazine February 15, 1954 :
Full page color Blatz Beer ad featuring skiers.

Life Magazine February 22, 1954 :
Full page Kleenex ad featuring a skiing Little Lulu.

Life Magazine November 29, 1954 :
Full page color DuPont Nylon ad with father and two sons holding skis.

Life Magazine December 13, 1954 :
Full page color Imperial whiskey ad featuring ski jumper Merrill Barber, art by Sloan.

Life Magazine March 7, 1955 :
Funny ski photo (tracks go past tree on either side) stemming from International meet for disabled skiers in Kitzbuhel, Ernst Muller and Andreas Schopf.
Full page color Four Roses whiskey ad with ski art from Lake Placid, by Paul Sample.

Life Magazine June 6, 1955 :
Very humorous half-page Black and white and blue Spun-lo panties ad featuring woman skiing in her underwear - shows ski gear very well, too.

Life Magazine November 7, 1955 :
Full page Good year tires ad with skier doing herringbone to demonstrate the tire tread pattern, color.

Life magazine January 9, 1956 :
Full page color Paul Jones whiskey ad with ski tuning theme.

Life Magazine January 16, 1956 :
Excellent full page color Lucky Strike cigarette ad on back cover with couple in ski gear, all gear is clearly visible.

Life magazine January 23, 1956 :
Full page color Pepsi-Cola ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine February 27, 1956 :
Full page color Old Hickory Bourbon ad with skiing illustration.

Life Magazine July 23, 1956 :
Cute two page color Hamm's Beer ad with Bear on skis.

Life Magazine October 15, 1956 :
Great full page color Mobilgas ad with oil can on skis going off ski jump.

Life Magazine November 5, 1956 :
Very nice full page Trek anti-freeze ad with lovely art of woman skier jumping.

Life Magazine January 7, 1957 :
Enticing full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with hitchhikers on skis, plane on skis, Switzerland skijoring adventure narrative.

Life Magazine March 11, 1957 :
Then-and-now two page Equitable insurance ad with skiers.

Life Magazine January 13, 1958 :
Half page Nestle's decaf Instant Coffee ad with man in ski gear.

Life Magazine January 20, 1958 :
Nice full page AC Spark Plugs ad with car at gas station, skis on top, humorous.

Life Magazine January 27, 1958 :
Nice full page Imperial whiskey ad with theme of packing car for a ski trip, well done.
Unusual page and a half L & M cigarettes ad with ski theme, nice.

Life Magazine December 15, 1958 :
Full page Vitalis hair tonic ad with Ski instructor Neil Robinson.

Life Magazine January 19, 1959 :
Neat full-page color ad for Edsel Corsair 4-door hardtop with skiers.
Full page color Schlitz beer ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine February 16, 1959 :
Ad - full page 2 color for Sports Illustrated with skiing theme.
Excellent full page color Kool cigarettes ad with super ski lift scene, art by Robert Levering.

Life Magazine March 2, 1959 :
Full page color Seagram's VO whisky ad with very nice ski art showing spectators at the North American Ski Championship at Squaw Valley, California and a man ski jumping off a cornice.

Life Magazine April 13, 1959 :
Nice full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad that features jumping a crevasse on skis on Mt. Blanc, the usual overly dramatic story.

Life Magazine November 2, 1959 :
Full page color Pontiac car ad with 1960 Bonneville Sports Coupe and ski area theme.

Life Magazine January 11, 1960 :
Full page color Royal Crown cola ad with ski theme (ski poles, fur parka)

Life Magazine January 18, 1960 :
Ski fashions - Eirene Shields, Barbara Allbee.
Full page color Pepsi-Cola ad with ski lodge and après ski clothes.

Life Magazine February 1, 1960 :
Half page Teacher's Scotch ad with photo of Othmar Schneider skiing, running gates - great photo.

Life Magazine February 8, 1960 : Cover - US Skiers train for Olympics - fold out cover.
Six female Olympic skiers - Renie Cox, Linda Meyers, Joan Hannah, Beverly Anderson, Penny Pitou, Betsy Snite.
Full page Bourbon Institute ad with scene inside ski lodge.

Life Magazine February 15, 1960 :
US Marines train at Squaw Valley ski area - they are foot packing ski slopes for the upcoming Olympics.
Nice full page color Ruppert Knickerbocker beer ad with skis and après skiers.

Life Magazine February 29, 1960 : Cover - Winter Olympics ski jumper, Tamas Sudar of Hungary. Squaw Valley Olympics - Betsy Snite, Heidi Bieble, Penny Pitou, Photos - Skier Betsy Snite wipes out and is dragged off the course.
Full page Walker's Whiskey ad with skier jumping using poles.

Life Magazine March 7, 1960 :
Neat photo of crossing country skiers and speed skaters with special camera.
Greatest winter show on earth - winter Olympics in Squaw Valley.
Very nice full page color Hills Bros Coffee ad with skiers and spectators and press photographer at the Squaw Valley Olympics, art by G. Brusstar.

Life Magazine June 27, 1960 : Neat two page color General Motors ad with the Pontiac Bonneville Custom Safari station wagon car and the Ranger III ship (that goes to Isle Royale), Mount Ripley ski area in background in Hancock, Michigan, map of Isle Royale, art by Ben J...?

Life Magazine September 5, 1960 :
Unusual full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad inside back cover, with Howard Martinson and others sand skiing at Pasamayo Grande in Peru.

Life Magazine November 28, 1960 :
Half page Teacher's Highland Cream ad with photo of Othmar Schneider, Olympic ski champion and film producer.

Life Magazine December 19, 1960 :
Half page Teacher's Highland Cream ad with photo of Othmar Schneider, Olympic ski champion and film producer.

Life Magazine January 13, 1961 :
Neat full-page color Chrysler Newport 1961 car ad with skiers.

Life Magazine January 27, 1961 :
Full page color Four Roses Whiskey ad with men on the deck of ski lodge, lift in the background.

Life Magazine February 24, 1961 :
Full page color BMC (British Motor Car) ad with skiers at Sugarbush Valley, Vermont.
Full page Walker's DeLuxe whiskey ad with snow skier being pulled behind flying ariplane, aerial ski tow at Lake Placid.

Life Magazine March 3, 1961 :
Full page color Ford Comet ad with skiers on slope illustration by B. Peak.
Full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with two skiers awaiting start of ski race.

Life Magazine July 21, 1961 :
Unusual full page Canadian Club Whiskey ad with Snowless Ski Jump outside Oslo in Norway, skier Peter Thyness.

Life Magazine July 28, 1961 :
Full page color Gilbey's gin ad with illustration of skiers in front of the Matterhorn by John Moodie.

Life Magazine December 8, 1961 :
Full page Walker's DeLuxe whiskey ad with image of ski-bob rider in Vermont.

Life Magazine December 15, 1961 :
Full page Tea Council ad with pencil illustration of Denver University ski coach Willy Schaeffler by Robert Riger.

Life Magazine January 12, 1962 :
Full page Walkers DeLuxe bourbon ad with woman skier schussing downhill.

Life Magazine January 19, 1962 :
Girl watching on the ski slopes, a very funny piece including Don Sauers and George Bauer. Newest ski clothes mix gaudy patterns and colors.
Great full page color Coca-Cola ad on back cover with couple in ski gondola.
This issue has a number of ski ads.

Life Magazine February 9, 1962 :
Art - the fine art of skiing in painting a mural, Artist Stefan Knapp in an airplane hanger.
Full page color Calvert Reserve whiskey ad with ski lodge theme.

Life Magazine February 23, 1962 :
Curious full page Walker's DeLuxe whiskey ad with skier crust skiing in Vermont with a hand held sail.
Full page Army ad with skier and headline "what's it worth to feel like a man?"

Life Magazine March 9, 1962 :
Full page color Four Roses Whiskey ad with a group of skiers, shows ski gear well.

Life Magazine November 16, 1962 :
Full-page color Ballantine Ale ad with Alec Cushing, developer of Squaw Valley winter sports center, ski area.

Life Magazine December 14, 1962 :
Inside cover full-page color Libbey-Owens-Ford Glass Company (LOF Glass) ad of skiing at Boyne Mountain Lodge, Boyne Falls, Michigan.
Full page "as advertised in LIFE" ad for foods, with photo of skiers relaxing with cups and spoons, "strawberries in December".

Life Magazine February 1, 1963 :
Full page color Lucky Strike cigarettes ad with skier.
Baroness Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, her art and her four-year-old daughter on skis at St. Moritz.

Life Magazine February 8, 1963 :
Inside back cover full page color Canadian Club whiskey adventure ad, Eric Haller tries a mid-air somersault on skis.

Life Magazine November 1, 1963 :
Full page color Canadian Club whiskey adventure series ad, crack-the-whip on skis towed by a skoot sled.
Cute half page color Bobbie Brooks ski outfit ad.

Life Magazine December 13, 1963 :
Full page Chesterfield Kings cigarettes ad with photos of skiers at Stratton Mountain, Vermont.

Life Magazine January 17, 1964 :
Unusual full page color 7-up ad with color ski theme art by B. Peak.

Life Magazine January 24, 1964 :
Nice two page color Pepsi ad with downhill skiers running gates.

Life Magazine February 7, 1964 :
Center spread two page Buick Sports Car Rally ad, with white Wildcat in snow and legs and torsos of skiers in the background.

Life Magazine February 21, 1964 :
Full page color Pontiac Bonneville ad with nice illustration of car and skiers in front of lodge, signature Van Kaufman and Art Fitzpatrick.

Life Magazine March 13, 1964 :
Nice full page color ad for Genesee beer with ski lift.

Life Magazine April 3, 1964 :
Inside back cover Canadian Club whiskey ad with photos from Norway's snowless ski-jump!

Life Magazine January 8, 1965 :
Full page color Kent cigarettes ad with skier couple all in white.
Photos of John Kennedy , Jr. and Jackie Kennedy skiing at Buttermilk Mountain near Aspen.
Full page color Viceroy cigarettes ad with skier couple in red, white, and blue.

Life Magazine March 5, 1965 :
Full page color Winston cigarettes ad with cartoon-style illustration of skiers taking a tumble.

Life Magazine October 8, 1965 :
Full page Greenwood weatherproof nylon ad with skier in nylon jacket.

Life Magazine January 7, 1966 :
Neat full page color Pepsi ad with four jumping skiers.

Life Magazine February 11, 1966 :
Full page Hiram Walker Imperial whiskey ad with partiers on a "snow vehicle" in Mad river Glen, Vermont.

Life Magazine January 13, 1967 :
Two page color travel ad for Ski Western America, good photos and 7 ski area descriptions.

Life Magazine November 10, 1967 :
Full page Monsanto ad featuring their Actionwear for skiing.

Life Magazine March 15, 1968 :
Full page color Old Crow whiskey ad with airplane and ski gear.

Life Magazine November 15, 1968 :
Half page color ad for Northland Skis featuring Stein Eriksen and his perfect legs-together style.

Life Magazine November 22, 1968 :
Very nice two page color Sears ad with Othmar Schneider Fiberglass 500 skis, includes close-up of skis and leather boots, two skiers in background.

Life Magazine January 17, 1969 :
Full page color Marlboro cigarettes ad of a very different type, this one has a guy in a cowboy hat, but also a surfer and a skier - win a trip to anywhere in Marlboro country.

Life Magazine January 31, 1969 :
VERY nice full page color Pontiac GTO car ad with ski theme art by VK and AF, official car of the US Ski Team.

Life Magazine February 21, 1969 :
Full page color Four Roses whiskey ad with nice skiing photo.

Life Magazine September 19, 1969 :
Full page color Lufthansa airlines ad for travel to Germany, photo is Reit Im Winkl, Bavaria, with skiers at sign pointing to chair lift.

Life magazine December 5, 1969 :
Full page Lark cigarettes ad with skiers on chair lift.
Half page review of the movie "Downhill Racer" about alpine skiing with Robert Redford playing David Chappellet.

Life Magazine February 13, 1970 :
Full page US Ski Team ad.

Life Magazine February 27, 1970 :
Half page color Raleigh cigarettes ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine March 6, 1970 : Fold-out Cover - Billy Kidd.
On the Icy Edge of Win or Lose : an old hand (Billy Kidd at 26) and a green kid (Tyler Palmer at 19) endure the test of ski racing, photo of America's first Gold Medal Winner, skier Billy Kidd.
Full page color Kent cigarettes ad with ski theme.

Life magazine December 25, 1970 :
Full page National Ski Patrol ad.

Life Magazine April 2, 1971 :
Photo of Jeff Jobe of Richland, Washington hang gliding with skis at Sun Valley for a ski movie.
Full page color Alcoa aluminum ad with lady holding Head 360 skis, poles, boots.

Life Magazine November 12, 1971 :
Nice full page color Viceroy cigarettes ad with lots of new skis in a ski shop.

Life Magazine January 28, 1972 :
Full page color Ford Mustang car ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine February 4, 1972 :
Full page color Plymouth ad with Gold Duster car and somewhat lame ski scene.

Life Magazine October 6, 1972 :
Neat full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad inside back cover with Jeff Jobe (Seattle) hang gliding with skis in New Zealand.

Life Magazine December 1, 1972 :
Full page color Alpine cigarettes ad with alpine skiing scene.
Full page color Kodak film ad with charming photo of little tyke on really big skis, rope tow in background.

Life magazine December 1979 :
Full page color Michelob beer ad with skiing theme.

Life Magazine February 1980 :
The Lake Placid Club in 1904 as photographed by Irving Stedman, includes skijoring (behind a horse), a skier, sulky racing on Mirror Lake, tobagganing, more.
Upcoming Olympics and slalom skier to beat, Ingemar Stenmark.
Full page color Subaru ad with US Ski Team theme, Steve and Phil Mahre, others.

Life Magazine March 1980 :
Full page color Canadian Club whiskey ad with cross country skiers.
Haroun Tazieff, Volcano man, Inferno detective, includes a neat photo of him cross country skiing in Erebus in Antarctica.
A humorous photo of Prince Charles skiing in disguise at the Klosters in Switzerland.

Life Magazine February 1984 :
Full page color Salem cigarettes ad with three skiers on a ski lift.

Life Magazine February 1986 :
Full page Sports Illustrated ad with very nice photo of female downhill ski racer # 3 in psychedelic ski suit.

Life Magazine November 1986 :
Full page color Nordica ski boots ad.

Life Magazine February 1987 :
Full page color Vantage cigarettes ad with downhill ski racer.

Life Magazine January 1988 :
Wow - great two page color Kodak film ad with ski jumper.

Life Magazine November 1988 :
Full page color Nordica ad for ski boots.

Life Magazine November 1990 :
Very nice four page fold-out Timex watches ad with three full pages of portraits and stories of three amazing people, Helen Thayer (skied to North Pole, polar explorer), Rodney Fox (survived Great White Shark attack), Edwin Robinson (was blind, had vision restored by lightning strike) - read it to believe it!

Life Magazine December 1994 :
Full page color KOOL cigarettes ad with lovely mountain and meadow ski resort scene, with two cross country skiers who have curious ski style - she must train on a NordicTrack, he is using an improbable technique.

Life Magazine December 1997 :
Curious and odd ski theme General Foods International Coffees ad for Suisse Mocha.