Curious & Cool
This exhibit highlights the quirky, ubiquitous, one-of-a-kind and ingenious. These artifacts represent harebrained inventions, kitschy and whimsical memorabilia, technology bloopers, short-lived fashions and après ski fads. Each item, serious or silly, has a unique story to tell about the evolution and passion for skiing and riding in Vermont, and celebrates the creative imagination of the skiing and riding community.
10th Mountain Division
Over 260 Vermonters served in the 10th Mountain Division during World War II. This exhibit celebrates the contributions of these brave men towards ending World War II and then returning home and helping to create many of the ski areas we love today.
Skis from the Grant Reynolds Collection: 1910 - 1990
Grant Reynolds of Tinmouth, Vermont, a collector of skis for 45 years, recently donated fifty pairs of his most interesting skis, made between 1910 and 1990, to the Vermont Ski and Snowboard Museum. The “Skis From Grant Reynolds Collection” includes the pair of wooden 215 cm. Kastle “Kombination” skis with Dovre cable bindings that Reynolds raced on while at Bates College in 1955, Stein Eriksen “Streamlines” that were purchased from Maurius Eriksen’s famous shop in Oslo Norway in 1955, Erbacher “Pepi Schweigers” bought in Pforzheim, Germany in 1964, and a pair of rare Sohler 'Phantom' skis made in Richford, VT in 1975.
Slope Style; Fashion on Snow: 1930 - 2014
The Slope Style exhibit documents the exciting evolution of ski and snowboard fashion from the 1930s to the present. According to Museum Curator, Meredith Scott, “The Slope Style exhibit idea was born from the recent acquisition of twenty-five iconic ski outfits from former Bogner ski model, Sandra Heath. By showcasing these items, memorabilia from Sandra’s modeling days, as well as other important pieces from the museum’s collection we will show a fun and definitive exhibit of snow sports fashion.”