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The Skiing Manual offers instructions on technique and skills from an author with over 30 years of skiing experience. It will cover every type of skiing from cross-country to mountaineering, highlighting the important differences between genres. It explains the clothing and equipment required for every type of skiing and of course the skis, boots, bindings and poles, as well as skills, snow science, and safety and rescue.
The mountains and foothills of western Maine can be truly a winter wonderland, featuring some of the finest winter terrain in the Eastern United States. Join Registered Maine Guide Doug Dunlap on thirty-four excursions for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or both, from quiet forest and lakeside treks to mountain ascents. Included are trips on groomed trails at outdoor centers such as Rangeley Lakes Trail Center and Sugarloaf Outdoor Center that also offer rentals and lessons; as well as routes in wild lands, such as Bigelow Preserve. It's all rounded out with maps, photographs, and practical tips on everything from winter safety to proper gear to bringing children or the family dog along. There's even information on forging your own trail and traveling at night by moonlight.
This is a selected guidebook of ski tours in the European Alps. We have chosen classic ski tours at a variety of grades spread through the Alps, with some well known venues and others not on the radar of British ski tourers. The 22 places selected have enough routes to keep you busy for a week or more's ski touring and will allow you to get to know the area well enough to inspire you to make up your own tours. Stunning photos, useful planning maps, and accurate descriptions make this the most up to date, English language guidebook to ski touring in the Alps available. In order to be as up to date as possible, the routes have been contributed by UIAGM/IFMGA guides who know the area well and have toured there recently. Contributors: Mike Austin, Martin Chester, Al Powell, Mark Charlton, Andy Teasdale, Tim Blakemore, Jonny Baird, Graham Frost, Bruce Goodlad, Terry Ralphs, Rob Collister, Olly Allen, Cain Olsen and Andy Perkins.
Instantly distinguish between a schuss and a snowplough, a stem turn and a slalom, a sidecut and a side-slip. Bask in the admiration of your fellow skiers as you pronounce confidently on what to do and where to do it. Never claim that your skis have
Our Alpine Skiing Resorts Map Print details our list 112 of the best ski resorts in the Alps. With colour coordinated percentages of runs and grades that each resort offers, there's something for everyone, no matter your skiing skills. If you've skied or snowboarded in a location, simply scratch if off the map, and move on to your next challenge. We even have Linked Resorts marked, to help you plan your skiing adventure. Whether you're on your first blue run, or a pro seeking a challenge off-piste, the Scratch Off Alpine Skiing Resorts map print will keep you on the slopes for years to come. Print: 170gsm silk art print with scratch coating. Frame not supplied. Size: A2 - 59.4 (h) x 42 (w) cm Packaging: Packaged in a well designed quality tube perfect for the gifting.
Fully revised and updated 2nd edition including an entirely new chapter on avalanches If you want to leave the confines of the piste, and explore the mountains and valleys beyond, then this is the book for you. Everything you need to make the transition from piste skiing to ski touring is here, from downhill off-piste and uphill skills to avalanche awareness. All aspects are covered in detail, with clear descriptions and stunning photos. The first section of the book covers the knowledge and techniques required to travel beyond the marked trail. The second part contains a selection of Bruce's favourite tours, in guidebook style, to help you plan your own backcountry adventure.