Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering

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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 those skiers ready for a more technical, high alpine environment, they draw on traditional mountaineering skills, including roped climbing,setting protection anchors, using ice axes, climbing on bare rock, and more.

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

Paperback: 288 pages

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