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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.

Ski Snow Forest, Take a Ski Vacation to learn skiing and This is the Edelweiss Echo Summit
The Coast, February 1938

What's at the Ski Library:


Ski Guide 1938, Winter Sports By JA Cruikshank, Winter in the Alpen

Our book collection of nearly 5,000 volumes includes many books from around the globe and many rarities, including several published in the 19th century.


Peter picard BBL Sling Lift Buzz Dormer

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

Collectibles & Ephemera

Winter Sports program 1937-38 - Lake Arrowhead winter sports

Many rare and hard-to-find brochures and programs from all over the United States. Ephemera includes original broadsides, catalogs, programs, documents, and other unique items. Several collections include signed books and correspondence from ski racers, writers, developers, and other influential ski personalities.

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