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Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineerin

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Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering. Martin Volken and his co-authors provide skiers with all the tools and knowledge they need to safely and successfully travel in the mountains.
  • Intermediate to advanced techniques fgor ski touring and ski mountaineering
  • Skills for mmastering uphill travel
  • Pimers on mountain weather and avalanche safety
  • Professional advice on seclecting gear, troubleshooting, and adapting to varying conditions
  • Information on constructing emergency shelters and sleds
  • Tips for wilderness trips planning and navigation
Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering. Martin Volken and his co-authors provide skiers with all the tools and knowledge they need to safely and successfully travel in the mountains. The guide features intermediate-to-advanced techniques for ski touring and ski mountaineering, from planning wilderness trips to perfecting turns in rolling terrain and mastering uphill climbing. 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. 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.

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Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering. Martin Volken and his co-authors provide skiers with all the tools and knowledge they need to safely and successfully travel in the mountains.
  • Intermediate to advanced techniques fgor ski touring and ski mountaineering
  • Skills for mmastering uphill travel
  • Pimers on mountain weather and avalanche safety
  • Professional advice on seclecting gear, troubleshooting, and adapting to varying conditions
  • Information on constructing emergency shelters and sleds
  • Tips for wilderness trips planning and navigation
Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering. Martin Volken and his co-authors provide skiers with all the tools and knowledge they need to safely and successfully travel in the mountains. The guide features intermediate-to-advanced techniques for ski touring and ski mountaineering, from planning wilderness trips to perfecting turns in rolling terrain and mastering uphill climbing. 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. 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.

Details

  • Model: 111637
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5lbs
  • 10 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Ski Chair
  • ISBN: 978-1594850387


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