Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast

Updated for the first time in ten years, the "bible of Eastern backcountry skiing" returns with an all-new edition, fully revised to reflect the latest and greatest off-piste lines--as well as the trove of newly created and rehabilitated ...

Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast

Updated for the first time in ten years, the "bible of Eastern backcountry skiing" returns with an all-new edition, fully revised to reflect the latest and greatest off-piste lines--as well as the trove of newly created and rehabilitated ski glades in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, and Massachusetts.

Backcountry Ski Snowboard Routes Colorado

The northeast face of Trelease provides another great skiing zone that is more sheltered from the sun, but it is a longer tour. This zone is also more complex than the south face and has some potentially dangerous rollovers and terrain ...

Backcountry Ski   Snowboard Routes  Colorado

Whether you’re an experienced backcountry skier or intermediate snowboarder looking to ramp up your out of bounds expeditions, Brittany and Frank Konsella have the cred to guide you to the state’s special runs. Both have descended all of the state’s 14ers on skis and Brittany was the second woman to accomplish that feat. They know where the sweet lines are. Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Colorado—part of the popular series—includes backcountry routes focused on the Front Range and the San Juans, with other routes in the Sawatch Range, Elk Mountains, Mosquito Range, and more.

Backcountry Skiing Utah

Backcountry Skiing Utah is an indispensable resource for planning safe day trips and extended ski tours in the mountains of the Beehive State.

Backcountry Skiing Utah

Utah skiers claim to have "the greatest snow on earth," and this revised and updated edition guides readers to the best backcountry ski tours in the state. Backcountry expert Tyson Bradley takes skiers from the urban backcountry of the Wasatch Front to spectacular desert destinations in Zion and Bryce, with detailed maps and information on backcountry equipment, techniques, and safety. Ski Utah!

Backcountry Skiing Adventures

David Goodman's first edition , Classic Backcountry Skiing , earned legions of loyal followers . His completely revised and expanded guide — the only one to backcountry snowboarding in the Northeast - features : • More than three dozen ...

Backcountry Skiing Adventures

Detailed descriptions and topographic maps for more than 20 tours--including Tuckerman Ravine--plus important gear and safety information, make this guide a must-have for every backcountry skier.

Cross Country Skiing for Everyone

Fitzgerald , John R. Cross Country Northeast : A Guide to the Best Cross Country Skiing Areas and Inns of New England and New York . La Crescenta , CA : Mountain Air Books , 1994 . Goodman , David . Classic Backcountry Skiing : A Guide ...

Cross Country Skiing for Everyone

Examines the techniques, equipment, preparations, and safety of cross-country skiing

100 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes in Washington

Walk north under the freeway bridge , and then begin skiing northeast immediately across the road from the westbound on - ramp ... 6,280 feet Best Time : December to April Day Trip : 6 miles Skiing Time : 8 hours Skill Level : Advanced ...

100 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes in Washington

* Challenging routes for intermediate and advanced backcountry skiers and snowboarders * Includes many Washington tours easily accessible from the Seattle area * Includes backcountry day and multi-day tours * Illustrated with 80 photos and 80 maps With more than 100 backcountry Washingotn routes and tours for intermediate to advanced alpine skiers and snowboarders, Burgdorfer's guide was for many years the only reference to these adventures. Each trip description details the best times to go. including year-round opportunities, access, starting elevation and high point, tour length and time, maps, level and type of skill required, and permit information. Special sections cover avalanche conditions, snow survival, environmental considerations, weather, equipment, and techniques. A seasonal cross-reference table helps readers select tours by season.

Powder Ghost Towns

Epic Backcountry Runs in Colorado's Lost Ski Resorts Peter Bronski ... From the town of Sar- way to White Pine, you'll still earn gents, drive northeast on Highway 50 some great turns. and turn left onto Valley Road.

Powder Ghost Towns

In its heyday, Colorado had more than 175 ski areas operating on the slopes of the Rocky Mountains, and while many of those resorts have shut down, their runs still shelter secret stashes of snow. Pristine slopes await backcountry powder hounds out to discover these chutes and steeps, bunny hills and bumps. Chronicling the history of more than 36 of these "lost resorts," Powder Ghost Towns provides the beta for how to ski and board these classic runs today, with comprehensive information on trailheads, where to skin up, and the best descents. Coverage ranges from southern Wyoming's Medicine Bow Mountains to the Colorado-New Mexico border, including famous old resorts like Hidden Valley in Rocky Mountain National Park.

Backcountry Ski Snowboard Routes Washington

The classic descent is to ski northeast off the summit down the gladed slopes you just ascended. Another option is to ski down to the northnorthwest from the bench at 5500 feet. From the bottom of this run, the best exit is to skin back ...

Backcountry Ski   Snowboard Routes Washington

CLICK HERE to download a sample route from Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Washington Ski and snowboard adventures can be found year-round when you know where to look — start here! * Only Mountaineers Books offers guidebooks for backcountry ski routes in Washington, and this is the newest and best available! *Backcountry skiing is one of the fastest growing winter sports * Written by the authors of the bestselling instructional text on the sport, Backcountry Skiing Washington’s Cascades, Olympics, and Mount Rainier are prime destinations for backcountry ski and snowboard adventure, and no one is better qualified to write this guidebook than Martin Volken and his team at Pro Guiding Service, based in the Cascade foothills. The all-new guidebook includes 80 routes throughout the state — plus one in British Columbia! — Ideal for intermediate to expert skiers or snowboarders. It features routes ranging from accessible day trips suitable for relative beginners to more challenging multiday traverses. It’s a guide to the very best routes available to skiers and boarders throughout the state. Each route includes the following elements: * Starting elevation and high point * Elevation gain and loss * Route distance * Time required * Recommended skill and fitness levels * Best season to ski * Maps and permits info * Driving directions, from nearest major town or junction * Detailed route description * Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Washington also includes an introduction by legendary Northwest skier Lowell Skoog.

Backcountry Ski Snowboard Routes Utah

Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Utah includes tours in the central Wasatch as well as the Uintas, Henry Mountains, and more. As with all books in this series, this Utah guide is designed for intermediate to expert skiers or boarders.

Backcountry Ski   Snowboard Routes  Utah

• Nearly 100 backcountry ski routes—most located in the central Wasatch • Written by a ski-obsessed outdoor journalist • Both day trips and overnights included Jared Hargrave averages more than 70 ski days a year, which adds up to a ton of local knowledge. He's exactly the ski partner you'd want to show you the best backcountry routes, from those you can hit on a pre-work dawn patrol to multiday overnight trips. Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Utah includes tours in the central Wasatch as well as the Uintas, Henry Mountains, and more. As with all books in this series, this Utah guide is designed for intermediate to expert skiers or boarders. Each route includes the following elements: • Detailed route description • Driving directions from nearest major town or junction • Trip rating • Trail distance • Estimated trip time • Skill level • Recommended season • Avalanche routefinding notes • Map/permit info • Starting point elevation • High point elevation • Alternate route options The guide also includes resources for avalanche, weather, and road conditions; land managers relevant to the routes; ski/snow reports; and general safety information, as well as a foreword by one of Utah's premier avalanche experts, Craig Gordon.

Island Turns and Tours

Island Turns and Tours is the follow-up winter supplement to Philip Stone’s acclaimed guide to the Vancouver Island mountains - ‘Island Alpine’.

Island Turns and Tours

Island Turns and Tours is the follow-up winter supplement to Philip Stone’s acclaimed guide to the Vancouver Island mountains - ‘Island Alpine’. Turns and Tours covers the best backcountry ski and snowboard destinations on Vancouver Island, highlighting Strathcona Park, along with information for snowshoeing and spring hiking.

50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California

17 Cleaver Peak Height : 11,760+ feet Route : Northeast face Best time to go : February through May Trip duration : 1 or 2 days Mileage : 5 miles to the summit Elevation gain : 4,660+ feet Effort factor : 7.2 Level of difficulty ...

50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California

50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California offers some of the finest ski and snowboard descents in California, ranging over a 550-mile span from the Cascade Range in the north, to Mount Whitney, to the Sierra Nevada in the south. Grouped into nine geographical regions, these summits represent the best of the best from well-known destinations to more remote areas to a sampling of the highest peaks.

Allen Mike s Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book Revised and Even Better

Northeast, I might do some things differently. Having a rain coat in my pack is one example. ... A TOURING OUTFIT Here are some ideas on what to bring for a day of touring in the backcountry. ... The best way to figure out what works ...

Allen   Mike s Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book  Revised and Even Better

Practical advice from two NOLS instructors on all aspects of backcountry skiing and winter camping. As skiers venture farther from lift-served front country, they need to understand and avoid hazards such as avalanches and extreme cold. This book teaches skiers how to choose the right equipment, build winter shelters, stay safe, and have fun while minimizing their impact on the wilderness. Hundreds of entertaining but very practical illustrations by renowned illustrator Mike Clelland. Completely revised, updated, and even better than ever!

Backcountry Ski Snowboard Routes California

After some dreadful years for Sierra skiers, the snow is back and the pent-up demand to ride it is satisfied by this book!

Backcountry Ski   Snowboard Routes  California

After some dreadful years for Sierra skiers, the snow is back and the pent-up demand to ride it is satisfied by this book! From Bishop to Tahoe to Shasta, and multiple slopes in between, California has a big ski and snowboard culture and this backcountry guide describes 97 of the state’s best routes. Part of our critically-acclaimed series, Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: California is written by Tahoe-based professional skier, Jeremy Benson, and covers the best of the state, featuring advanced backcountry descents with serious verticals. The northern region of the book focuses on Mount Shasta and Tahoe, while the central region includes Mammoth, Bishop, and Sierra Club hut trips, and to the south, 14ers Mount Whitney and Mount Langley and more.

Backcountry Skiing Adventures

Detailed descriptions and topographic maps for more than 20 tours--including Tuckerman Ravine--plus important gear and safety information, make this guide a must-have for every backcountry skier.

Backcountry Skiing Adventures

Detailed descriptions and topographic maps for more than 20 tours--including Tuckerman Ravine--plus important gear and safety information, make this guide a must-have for every backcountry skier.

Climbing and Skiing Colorado s Mountains

Pick your poison and ski the top one at a time, heading to safe zones before you stop for a breather in accordance with backcountry-skiing best practices. The top of this face maxes out at 50 degrees or steeper depending on where you ...

Climbing and Skiing Colorado s Mountains

Climbing and Skiing Colorado’s Mountains is a select guidebook to 50 of the most classic, aesthetic, and iconic backcountry ski descents in the state of Colorado. The book provides accurate information to backcountry skiers and snowboarders, including overviews, maps, photos, and route descriptions for each of the selected 50 descents, while at the same time spurring the reader on to investigate peaks and areas outside of those featured in the book. Unlike other guidebooks, Climbing and Skiing Colorado's Mountains focus on peaks of all elevations located in all ranges throughout the state, including many 13ers and 14ers but also some smaller, more accessible peaks, representing a comprehensive mix of some of the best backcountry skiing Colorado has to offer.

Backcountry Skiing Adventures

This guide features detailed descriptions and topographic maps of two dozen classic ski and snowboard tours, plus tips on safety in the wilderness.

Backcountry Skiing Adventures

This guide features detailed descriptions and topographic maps of two dozen classic ski and snowboard tours, plus tips on safety in the wilderness.

Canadian Rockies Backroad Mapbook

The pass provides some good downhill skiing options for experienced backcountry skiers. ... on the Icefields Parkway, and travels via four Alpine Club of Canada Huts to Highway 1 northeast of Field, BC, trending along a southeast route.

Canadian Rockies Backroad Mapbook

This book focuses on the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks — an interconnected system of provincial and national parks covering more than 30,000 square kilometres (18,630 mi2). These parks vary in popularity and access – some see millions of visitors each year, while others see visitors in the tens of thousands. Some parks are easily accessed from a major highway, while others require rigorous journeys by foot, horse or plane. Each of these parks offers a unique twist on the dramatic landscapes that define the Rockies – towering mountain peaks, rushing rivers, ancient glaciers, wildflower-filled meadows, brilliant blue lakes and dense forests make up this outdoor paradise. With so much area to explore, it can be overwhelming trying to decide on where to go. Luckily, our Canadian Rockies Mapbook provides a well-organized and easy-to-use breakdown of the region’s parks to help you decide on the adventure that is right for you. With state-of-the-art topographic maps, detailed trip-planning resources and meticulously researched adventure listings, our Mapbook will ensure you make the most out of your Rockies experience.

Southern Alberta Backroad Mapbook

There are also extensive backcountry ski touring opportunities in the Skoki Valley and Forty Mile ... Forty Mile Creek (Map 38/E3–50/D7) This trail system provides access to several great backcountry options. A good half-day trip is to ...

Southern Alberta Backroad Mapbook

From the imposing, world-famous peaks of the Rocky Mountains in the west to the seemingly endless fields of wheat and canola in the east, Southern Alberta is a land of great contrast, with recreation opportunities as diverse as its landscape. The Rockies are the most dramatic part of this region and attract hikers, campers and mountaineers from across the globe, while anglers and whitewater rafters ply and play in the mountains’ many streams. As you make your way east, you will discover fertile hunting grounds and endless ATV trails, with a wide-open prairie landscape that will stir your adventurer’s soul and inspire you to take the road less travelled. Features - Map Key & Legend - Topographic Maps - Detailed Adventure Section >> Backroad Attractions, Fishing Locations, Hunting Areas, Paddling Routes, Parks & Campsites, Trail Systems, ATV Routes,Snowmobile Areas, Wildlife Viewing, Winter Recreation, Service Directory, Accommodations, Sales & Services, Tours & Guides, Index, Adventure Index, Map Index, Trip Planning Tools,

Skiing

... cherished by Northeast tree-skiing devotees. Thinned occasionally by their restrained hands and accessed by an hourtong traverse from adjacent Jay Peak Resort, Big Jay offers the best lift- accessed backcountry turns in the region.

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