Synopses & Reviews
Snowshoeing is the snow sport for everyone, and everyone is doing it! It's perfect for novices seeking an easy-to-learn skill, hiking enthusiasts looking for a winter activity, serious runners looking to train year-round and winter backcountry veterans. Whether you're new to Colorado's mountains or have been playing in them for years, this guide will send you to the state's best snowshoeing sites and tempting winter trails. For each route, the author supplies important information on access, elevation, length, difficulty and cautions, and she covers fundamentals such as clothing, equipment, technique and fitness, weather and safety. A complete resource list appends this invaluable guide.
The book every snowshoer needs to find Colorado's coolest places for winter's hottest sport.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-282) and index.
About the Author
Award-winning author Claire Walter has written books about skiing, snowshoeing and Colorado's vibrant culinary scene for Fulcrum. Honors include two Lowell Thomas Awards from Colorado Ski Country USA, CSCUSA's Freelance Writer of the Year Award, three Society of American Travel Writers awards, and others.