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The Mountaineers Books Snow Travel

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Use this comprehensive guide to learn the fundamental techniques needed for safe and efficient travel over snowy terrain. It includes details on pre-trip planning and picking the right gear; ice axes, crampons, clothing; and essentials for safety. Discover how to move efficiently with crampons or ski and snowboard boots, how to kick steps, front-point, and walk in balance. Learn about traversing, chopping steps, self-arresting, recognizing snow hazards, and negotiating cornices, snow bridges and snow gators. It features detailed photos and illustrations throughout.

Tech specs

Ideal for
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
AuthorMike Zawaski
IllustratorMike Tea
LanguageEnglish
Pages190
Edition1st
Published2012
ISBN9781594857201
Made inUSA

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