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Finnish Wooden Skis

1800s to 1980s 


Thanks to Ilkka Yrjölä, for providing us with this great information on wooden skis from Finland.

Skiing has been around for centuries and a way to get around the snowy terrain in the Nordic countries. Only in the late 1800s did skiing become a hobby for Finns then developing into more and more recreational skiing, away from daily means to move from place to place.

Listed below are some of the common Finnish ski brands. Click on the name for a full description of the brand

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Karhu - 1960s

Vimpeli - 1920s

Kuusisto - 1970s




Lampinen (English), Lampisen (Finnish)



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