Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering

Ebook Details

Authors

Martin Volken, Scott Schell, Margaret Wheeler

Year 2007
Pages 339
Publisher Mountaineers Books
Language en
ISBN 9781594850387
File Size 8.35 MB
File Format EPUB
Download Counter 112
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Ebook Description

In addition to mastering techniques, Backcountry Skiing also features information on recent evolutions in ski equipment; avalanche safety tips; a primer on mountain weather and glaciers, trip planning tools, a discussion of emergency situations, nutrition and fitness advice, and winter camping basics. Throughout this guide, a special emphasis is put on being well-informed and making good decisions-whenever you strap on your skis and skins and head out into the backcountry.