Books Ski Touring: A Practical Manual

Books Ski Touring: A Practical Manual
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The fully revised and updated 2nd edition including an entirely new chapter on avalanches. with everything you need to make the transition from piste skiing to ski touring, from downhill off-piste and uphill skills to avalanche awareness.

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Ski Touring: A Practical Manual: Essential knowledge for off-piste, backcountry, ski tourers and ski mountaineers

Bruce Goodlad

Fully revised and updated 2nd edition including an entirely new chapter on avalanches. If you want to leave the confines of the piste, and explore the mountains and valleys beyond, then this is the book for you. 
Everything you need to make the transition from piste skiing to ski touring is here, from downhill off-piste and uphill skills to avalanche awareness. All aspects are covered in detail, with clear descriptions and stunning photos.

The first section of the book covers the knowledge and techniques required to travel beyond the marked trail. The second part contains a selection of Bruce's favourite tours, in guidebook style, to help you plan your own backcountry adventure.

Key chapters include: Downhill Skills, Uphill Skills, Glacier Skiing, Avalanches, Winter Weather, and Planning a Ski Tour.

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Weight 600g
Publisher Pesda Press
Author Bruce Goodlad
Edition 2nd
Date 2018
No. of Pages 280
ISBN 9781906095642
Size 170 x 240 mm
Cover paperback
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