Guides Choice Award Winner
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.
- For intermediate-to-advanced backcountry skiers
- Includes trip planning, navigation, fitness, and avalanche safety information, in addition to techniques
- Provides advice on how to make well-informed backcountry decisions