Luggi Foeger (deceased)
Year Inducted: 1973
Born: April 21, 1907 Innsbruck, AUT
Died: December 11,1992 Incline Village, NV
Skiers who knew Luggi Foeger rated him as “one of the true complete mountain men” of the world. When he was young, his skiing and mountaineering flourished in the Austria’s Tyrol.
As an adult, he became acclaimed throughout North America as a beloved top international competitor turned ski instructor, mountain trooper, photographer, motion picture director, ski area developer, and, lastly, a homespun landscape architect whose ski slope development techniques were applauded by conservation-minded experts.