Synopses & Reviews
Following up on the phenomenal success of their backcountry ski and backpacking books, Allen O’Bannon and Mike Clelland here provide a thoroughly revised and updated edition of their likewise popular Allen & Mike’s Really Cool Telemark Tips, which first appeared in 1998. For anyone who’s ever yearned to master the subtleties of the telemark turn, this book includes more than 120 clear, concise telemark tips complemented by often hilarious and always helpful illustrations. For beginners and experts alike, it is a must for tele-skiers who really want to shred.
In the decade since the original publication of Allen & Mike’s Really Cool Telemark Tips, telemark skiing has evolved enormously. It’s entered a modern era, and this new edition reflects the new gear, the new teaching, and the new style of tele-skiing.
Over 100 clear, concise telemark tips are complemented by hilarious and helpful illustrations written for beginners and experts alike.
This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Allen & Mikes Really Cool Telemark Tips is the ultimate guide for anyone whos ever yearned to master the subtleties of the telemark turn. Here you will find 123 clear, concise, all-around amazing telemark tips complemented by often hilarious and always helpful illustrations. In the decade since the book's original publication, telemark skiing has evolved enormously. This edition reflects the new gear, the new teaching, and the new style. For beginners and experts alike, it is a must-have for tele-skiers who really want to shred.
123 tips for beginners and experts looking to improve their telemark skiing. Filled with funny & practical illustrations.
About the Author
Allen O'Bannon grew up in Portland, Oregon and while he dabbled a little in skiing and winter camping in the Cascades of Oregon it was really upon moving to the mountains of Wyoming and Idaho at the end of the 80s that he began what has become a life long passion. Allen has worked for the National Outdoor Leadership School since 1987 and spent four seasons working for the United States Antarctic Program. He prefers cold to heat and is miserable at the thought of global warming. He would love some cold weather consulting work.
Mike Clelland is a NOLS instructor and illustrator who studied Mad magazine rather than go to art school. He has numerous books with his name on them, including Allen & Mike's Telemark Tips, Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backpackin' Book, and Lighten Up! and is the illustrator for the very popular Tech Tips in Climbing Magazine.