The Mountaineers Books Backcountry Skiing Skills Book

The Mountaineers Books Backcountry Skiing Skills Book
The Mountaineers Books Backcountry Skiing Skills Book
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Backcountry Skiing Skills Book by The Mountaineers Books
Martin Volken and his co-authors provide skiers with all the tools and knowledge they need to safely and successfully travel in the mountain backcountry in The Backcountry Skiing Skills Book. This book features intermediate to advanced techniques for ski touring and ski mountaineering, from planning backcountry trips to perfecting turns in rolling terrain and mastering uphill climbing. For those skiers ready for a more technical, high alpine environment, traditional mountaineering skills, including roped climbing, setting protection anchors, using ice axes, and climbing on bare rock are covered. In addition to mastering techniques, Backcountry Skiing also features information on recent evolutions in ski equipment; avalanche safety tips; a primer on mountain weather and glaciers, trip planning tools, a discussion of emergency situations, nutrition and fitness advice, and winter camping basics. Throughout this guide, a special emphasis is put on being well-informed and making good decisions whenever you strap on your skis and skins and head out into the backcountry.

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