The Mountaineers Books 100 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes In Washington

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Updated from Volken's classic guide, the new and improved Backcounty Ski and Snowboard Routes: Washington covers 80 routes throughout the state.


The long awaited, revised, and expanded guide book by local ski guide Martin Volken. This book contains descriptions, maps, and photos for over 80 backcountry ski routes in the state of Washington. ISBN #978-1-59485-656-3Published: 2014Authors: Martin Volken and the guides of Pro Guiding Service352 pages, paperback

- Second Ascent

Description of Mountaineers Books 100 Classic Backcountry Ski Snowboard Routes In WashingtonBorn from the hand-scribbled trail maps and wilderness passion of its members, Washingtons nearly 100-year-old Mountaineers Club established the nonprofit Mountaineers Books in 1960 to express and share its love of the natural outdoors.Washington backcountry skiers know the name Rainer Burgdorfer. The Northwests backcountry skiing guru and author of the popular but long out-of-print Backcountry Skiing in Washingtons Cascades, has created this entirely new guidebook to include the best, most challenging descents in Washington.With more than 100 routes and tours for intermediate to advanced alpine and Nordic skiers and snowboarders, Burgdorfers guide is the definitive reference for the Cascade region. Each trip description details the best times to go. including year-round opportunities, access, starting elevation and high point, tour length and time, maps, level and type of skill required, and permit information. Special sections cover avalanche conditions, snow survival, environmental considerations, weather, equipment, and techniques. A seasonal cross-reference table helps readers select tours by season.FeaturesChallenging routes for intermediate and advanced backcountry skiers and snowboardersCompletely revised and rewritten by the regions expertIncludes day trips and best seasonal toursIllustrated with 80 photos and 80 maps

- US Outdoor Store

The all-new guidebook G?uBackcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes WashingtonG?N by The Mountaineers Books includes 80 routes throughout the state G? plus one in British Columbia! G? Ideal for intermediate to expert skiers or snowboarders. It features routes ranging from accessible day trips suitable for relative beginners to more challenging multiday traverses. ItG??s a guide to the very best routes available to skiers and boarders throughout the state.

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