Sig Buchmayr doing a shirtless gelandesprung in the Left Gully at Tuckerman Ravine on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, early 1930s.

On the slopes of Sugar Hill Austrian-born Buchmayr was on hand at the first established organized ski school in the United States in 1929.

Skiing in the Gatineau.

Nestled among the Gatineau Hills in Quebec, Camp Fortune is headquarters for thousands of skiers every winter weekend. Here are gentle slopes for beginners, steeply curving trails for the experts and canteen facilities for all, attracting more and more skiers each winter to enjoy this favourite Canadian sport. A jump turn is practiced by a visitor to the hills at Wakefield, Que.

Photo by Chris Lund - March 1946.