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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.
Kit DesLauriers made history by being the first person to ski from the summit of each continent's highest mountain--after climbing it. Centered on her quest to climb and ski the Seven Summits, Higher Love is a hero's journey, rich with personal insights, life-threatening consequences, and a thrilling crescendo. Spanning seven continents in just two years, this is Kit's personal account of the secret journey that would change her heart and her life forever. From braving Antarctica's bone-chilling temperatures to trudging through an African rain forest, from corn snow on the continental slopes of Australia to blue ice on Everest, Kit leads you up each mountain and gives you a heart-racing ride back down. This candid, fast-paced story shows how inspiration, teamwork and honoring our true nature blazes the trail to every summit, on or off the mountain.
The book contains the proceedings of the Seventh International Congress on Science and Skiing, which was held at St. Christoph am Arlberg, Tyrol, Austria, in December 2016. The conference was organized and hosted by the Department of Sport Science at the University of Salzburg, Austria. It was also part of the programs of the steering group Science and Skiing of the World Commission of Sports Science and contains a broad spectrum of current research work in Alpine and Nordic skiing and in snowboarding. In the proceedings of this congress, the keynotes as well as oral presentations are published. The manuscripts were subject to peer review and editorial judgment prior to acceptance.
The stately Mont Blanc and Aiguilles Rouges massifs are amongst the world's most popular and prestigious ski and winter mountaineering destinations. Chamonix based mountain guide Anselme Baud, a figurehead of extreme skiing, has written and now updated the first comprehensive guidebook of ski mountaineering to this fantastic playground and its unique choice of ski rides. Ranging from backcountry ski touring classics to the toughest ski mountaineering challenges, this guide includes precise and complete descriptions of over 400 descents. With over 300 colour photos, maps and diagrams, this is an indispensable guide to quite simply some of the world's best skiing!