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Whistler, BC Ski Touring Guide

Plan your BC ski trips – Whistler, Rogers Pass, Selkirks

We love to ski in our local stashes but, when the road beckons, it’s hard to beat backcountry skiing in Canada. If you’ve got the itch to head north this winter, check out our reviews of the Whistler Ski Touring Guide, the Rogers Pass Winter Map and Chic Scotts Summits and Icefields 2 to help plan your ski roadtrip The Whistler & Area… Read More

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Backcountry ski guide - Summits and Icefields

Summits and Icefields I Ski Guide

Following up on last week’s Chic Scott post, here’s a review of the first volume of the new Summits and Icefields I ski guide. Book – Summits & Icefields 1 Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies by Chic Scott with Mark Klassen 344 pages, www.rmbooks.com, $29.95 If you’ve spent any time ski touring in Western Canada, or even day… Read More

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50 classic ski descents

Fifty Classic Ski Descents

We just got word of a cool new book due out in November, Fifty Classic Ski Descents. We should have a copy in time to get a full review in the December issue of the mag. In the meantime, here is the general beta: www.wolverinepublishing.com $60 The book is a large-format compilation of iconic and aesthetic ski descents from Alaska… Read More

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Ski Related Book Reviews

Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain – Bruce Tremper One the best avalanche safety books available. It has the science, it has the human element. If you are looking to expand your vision in the world of avalanche science, this is the book. Powder Pioneers – Award winning book on Canadian ski history by Chic Scott. From the roots of skiing in… Read More

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