Written by a team of ski mountaineering experts and illustrated with more than 200 photos, this guide provides instruction on traditional mountaineering skills, such as roped climbing, setting anchors, and using ice axes. Emphasis is placed on being well-informed and making good decisions. The book covers intermediate to advanced techniques for ski touring and ski mountaineering, skills for uphill travel, mountain weather, and avalanche safety. Also includes sections about selecting and troubleshooting gear, adapting to changing conditions, building emergency shelters and sleds, and wilderness trip planning and navigation.
|Ideal for||Backcountry skiing|
|Author||Martin Volken, Scott Schell, Margaret Wheeler|