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Wild Snow: A Historical Guide to North American Ski Mountaineering

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Publisher Comments:

Meticulously researched history of ski mountaineering combined with 54 "must do" mountain descents.

Table of Contents

7,000 years of backcountry skiing : The history of glisse alpinism — Peaks of light : California Sierra and San Gabriel mountains — Wet and scrappy : Cascade Mountains — Ocean winds : Coast mountains of British Columbia — Grizzlies and big drops : Alaska and the Yukon — Infinite glisse : Canadian Rocky Mountains --Steep, rocky and wild : Tetons of Wyoming — Perfect powder : Utah's Wasatch Mountains — Fourteeners and snowslides : Colorado Rockies — Classic by definition : Mountains of the Northeast.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780930410810
Author:
Dawson, Louis W., II
Publisher:
American Alpine Club
Location:
Golden, Colo. :
Subject:
Skiing
Subject:
Skis and skiing
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Ski mountaineering.
Subject:
Mountaineering -- North America -- History.
Subject:
Downhill skiing -- North America -- History.
Subject:
Skiing - General
Subject:
Outdoors-Mountaineering
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliography, p. 250-251.
Series:
American alpine book series
Publication Date:
19981231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
292
Dimensions:
10.00x7.06x.70 in. 1.75 lbs.

Related Subjects

Sports and Outdoors » Outdoors » Mountaineering » General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Sports General
Sports and Outdoors » Sports and Fitness » Winter Sports » Skiing

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