The Mountaineers Books Snowshoeing: From Novice to Master

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Snowshoeing: From Novice To Master by Gene Prater is a how-to manual for snowshoeing with the latest information on equipment and techniques for taking on any terrain or conditions, plus learn about conditioning, training and racing.

- Mountain Gear

Description of Mountaineers Books Snowshoeing From Novice to Master, 5th EditionCompletely revised, the fifth edition of Snowshoeing teaches you how to navigate through snow-clad woods, compete in raves, and climb to new summits with easily-learned techniques. This classic how-to manual has all the latest information on snowshoeing equipment, from various types of snowshoes to bindings and clothing. Discover techniques for all types of terrain and snow conditions, plus information on conditioning, cross-training, and racing.Snowshoeing also includes a chapter on the history of snowshoeing, information on navigation and route finding, camping, gauging snow conditions, and winter safety, with emphasis on the dangers of avalanches. Part of the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series.FeaturesWritten by Gene Prater and Dave FelkleyPublished on 10242002 Paperback196 Pages

- US Outdoor Store

This book offers the best information on one of America's fastest-growing sports--a completely revised classic for snowshoers of any level. Author: Gene Prater; Edited by Dave Felkley. Softcover; 207 pages; black-and-white photographs and diagrams. The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2002. Tips, observations, discoveries and factoids designed to make your snowshoeing experience more enjoyable, a little easier and even safer. Contains new information on the history of snowshoeing, snowshoes and bindings, traction, clothing. Conditioning, snow conditions, route finding, winter safety, snow camping and snowshoe racing.


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