• Maurer jumper

    Maurer Ski Jumper graphic

  • Snow Valley brochure

    Snow Valley advertising brochure

  • Treasure Island Ski Jump Program

    Treasure Island Ski Jump Program

  • Ski Library interior display

    Ski Library interior display

  • Hans Georg

    Hans Georg skiing in the Eastern Sierra

The California Ski Library is...

A unique collection of books, magazines, photographs, and ephemera related to all facets and disciplines of skiing. The library is home to one of the most extensive collections of ski books, magazines, photographs, and paper memorabilia in the United States. The photograph collection includes a vast and broad range of photographs of American skiing from the 1930s to 2000s, including Sun Valley, Aspen, Squaw Valley, Mammoth Mountain, Yosemite, Mount Hood, American ski jumping, and many California ski areas, large and small.


Bringing ski history to life / Clarita Heath

What's at the Ski Library:

Book Collection

Our book collection of more that 3000+ volumes includes many books from around the globe, several published in the early 20th century.

Photo Collection

A Thousands of photographs of prominent skiers, ski areas, and ski competitions throughout the United States.


Several collections include signed copies of books and photos from ski historical figures.


Skis, diaries, personal papers, art pieces, maps, original documents, and more.

This and that

Pins, trophies, skis and other memorabilia from California ski luminaries.

Research Materials

Our huge collection has been used by many scholars and interested researchers.

A Few Ski Library Highlights:

Contact us to arrange a visit to the Ski Library, donate, or ask a question:

The Library

Open to the public by appointment only. Please contact us to schedule a visit.

Mailing Address

California Ski Library
PO Box 273
Norco, CA 92860


Appointments: 951.207.9218


Library Director : ingrid@skilibrary.com