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Whistler, BC Ski Touring Guide

Plan your BC ski trips – Whistler Area Ski Touring Guide

Whistler Area Ski Touring Guide The Whistler Area Ski Touring Guide provides a concise, backpack-friendly (though not pocket- friendly) introduction to the vast array of ski-touring options in the Whistler, British Columbia area. Clear descriptions, photos, and basic maps are provided for a handful of day trips starting from each of the area’s four most popular backcountry access points: two… Read More

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50 classic ski descents

Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America

Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America Whether you are putting together your tick list or simply like to dream, Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America is a large-format compilation of iconic and aesthetic ski descents from Alaska to Mount Washington. Created by ski mountaineers Chris Davenport, Art Burrows and Penn Newhard, Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America taps… 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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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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