1682 – Illus. from Schaller’s Laponia, 1682, with skiers on long equal length skis, with tails

1682 - Illus. from Schaller’s Laponia, 1682, with skiers on long equal length skis, with tails

1682 – Illus. from Schaller’s Laponia, 1682, with skiers on long equal length skis, with tails. At least two appear to be using a staff or pole with a disk at one end. Repro-duced in The British Ski Year Book, 15, 33, (1952), 61