• The New Summit Hiker and Ski Touring Guide: 50 Historic Hiking and Ski Trails

    50 Historic Hiking Trails near Breckenridge, Frisco, Copper Mountain, Keystone-Dillon in the Ptarmigan Peak Wilderness and the Gore Range Wilderness,in Colorado. Popular Colorado author-historian Mary Ellen Gilliland introduces hikers and winter recreationists to mine camps, ghost towns, stagecoach tracks and narrow gauge railway routes, each resonating its own gold rush history. Scenic nature hikes, peak climbs, alpine lakes and waterfalls are destinations for the hikes. Added feature: special hikes for children.

    • Brand: Brand: Alpenrose Press
    • ASIN: 1889385077

  • The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide

    The all-new 2001 edition of The Vail Hiker expands the book from 40 to 50 trails. Among the exciting new trails are a wild and pristine valley the author calls Booth Creek Basin and the isolated but beautiful Crater Lake. Original Vail Hiker trails are revised and updated to provide accurate trail information. The all-new guidebook is printed on a new high quality paper which makes maps easy to read.

    • Brand: Brand: Zoe Books
    • ASIN: 1889385069

  • Ski Touring and Snowshoeing in the Dolomites: 50 Winter Routes

    Guide to 50 ski touring and snowshoeing routes in the Dolomites. The routes, which carry an Alpine (and when appropriate, a Volo/Toponeige) grading, range from 5km to 16km and can take anywhere from 2 to 7 hours to complete. Good knowledge of mountainous terrain, backcountry snowpack and winter conditions is a must. The routes are based in and around areas such as Cortina, Arabba, Corvara and Canazei and have been selected for their beauty, accessibility and the likelihood of favourable winter conditions. Regarded as one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world, the Dolomites offer endless winter escapades. Those who venture off the beaten track and into the backcountry (whether by ski or by shoe) will discover a veritable winter wonderland. Route descriptions are accompanied by 1:50K mapping and photo topos, together with information such as total ascent and descent (as well as aspect), expected duration of route and equipment required. Also provided is invaluable practical advice on things such as mountain safety and navigation, equipment, transport options to and around the Dolomites, ski passes, accommodation and more.

    • Brand: Cicerone Press Limited
    • ASIN: 185284745X

  • Basic Illustrated Alpine Ski Touring (Basic Illustrated Series)

    Basic Illustrated Alpine Ski Touring has everything one needs to participate in this growing and exciting activity. Written by expert Molly Abolson, this book provides information on gear, skills, and preparation so that beginners and intermediate participants alike can enjoy this emerging sport with confidence.

    • Color: Black
    • Brand: Falcon
    • ASIN: 1493018477

  • The Vail Hiker and Ski Touring Guide

    Vail's best-selling summer book: The Vail Hiker, now in a new color edition for 2012, is the best-selling summer book in Colorado's Vail Valley, according to National Public Radio Weekend Edition Sunday with Linda Wertheimer. The popular guidebooks offers 50 historic hiking, snowshoe and ski trails new Vail, Minturn, Avon Beaver Creek, Edwards, Eagle, and in the Eagles Nest and Holy Cross Wilderness. Trails to secluded beauty: Trail destinations include: Alpine Lakes Wildlife Retreats Waterfalls Fishing Lakes Wildflower Havens Historic High Passes Ghost Towns Cool Forest Footpaths Ability levels and accurate information: Trails for every level of ability, from advanced to families with children, provide back country experiences for all hikers. Trails range from easy to strenuous. Difficulty rating for each trail is clearly defined. Hikers can rely on accurate, up-to-date information with easy -to-follow trail-guide information. The guidebook provides trail-marked topographic maps with each trail description. Benefits for Hikers: Wildflower enthusiasts will find notes on what kind of flowers bloom at what time of the summer, plus photographs of blossoms the trail offers. Hikers will discover a half-dozen new trails in the 2012 edition of The Vail Hiker. Now in its sixth edition, t...

    • ASIN: 1889385123

  • Colorado Tenth Mountain Trails: Tenth Mountain Hut and Trail System Official Ski Touring Guide


    • Brand: Brand: Warren H Ohirich
    • ASIN: 0962004677

  • A Complete Guide to Alpine Ski Touring Ski Mountaineering and Nordic Ski Touring: Including Useful Information for Off Piste Skiers and Snow Boarders, Second Edition

    There is something extraordinarily special about sliding on snow that has excited generations of snow sports enthusiasts. Add to this the dimension of travelling through the mountains and the result is a recipe for some of the best outdoor activity days you could ever imagine. I have been fortunate to share some of these adventures with Henry Branigan: Skiing off the summit of Mount Blanc at dawn or, equally enjoyable, skiing under the northern lights from hut to hut in Norway, still my all-time favourite way of travelling through the mountains. A complete guide to alpine ski touring, ski mountaineering and nordic ski touring sets out to provide the fundamentals about going off piste and then journeying through mountain terrain, in a logical, easy to read format. Adapting ski technique for various off piste conditions is an essential skill that makes all the difference between surviving and savouring adventures off piste. The book also covers the fundamental mountaineering knowledge including navigation, weather and avalanches that are essential before venturing beyond the confines of a ski area. Equipment and planning a tour are covered, whether it is in an Alpine or Nordic environment. All in all this is a very comprehensive and valuable resource for anyone aspiring to venture ...

    • ASIN: 1491888083

  • Cross-Country Skiing in New England: 129 Recommended Ski-Touring Facilities and Trails

    The Globe Pequot Cross-Country Skiing in New England guide provides information on 150 ski touring areas and includes advice on preparation, equipment, styles and techniques. The book is illustrated and contains five maps.'

    • ASIN: 156440837X