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5 edition of Backcountry ski camping found in the catalog.

Backcountry ski camping

by Alan Bagg

  • 123 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Contemporary Books in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Snow camping.,
  • Cross-country skiing.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAlan R. Bagg.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV198.9 .B33 1978
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Paginationviii, 275 p. :
    Number of Pages275
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4743629M
    ISBN 100809275163, 0808275155
    LC Control Number78057455

    Here are the main things to think about when camping in winter. Tips for making camp in the snow: Pick a spot that’s sheltered from the wind and free of avalanche danger, then prep your tent site by packing down the snow. Stay hydrated and eat lots of calories: Proper nutrition and hydration will help you stay hot, nutritious breakfasts and dinners and enjoy quick Author: REI Staff.   Red Lake Peak sports awesome views of the Roundtop area across the road, as well as killer distant views of Desolation Wilderness, Lake Tahoe. You can even see Freel-Job’s-Job’s Sister Trio to the west. Don’t forget to buy your California Sno-Park Permit for Carson Pass. We sell them, as do hardware stores and some other ski shops.

    Situated in the snow-heavy north-central Cascade Mountains, near Leavenworth, High Camp is a nine-cabin retreat that caters to backcountry and cross-country skiers, with ski-in/ski Author: Graham Averill.   In relatively gentle terrain–Yellowstone's northern valleys, say, or a mellow approach to one of Colorado's winter huts–there's no better mode of transportation than a pair of backcountry touring skis. Lighter and more comfortable than alpine models, but much faster than snowshoes, these beefed-up cross-country skis let you glide over rolling, off-trail routes with .

      When Vermont journalist David Goodman first published his definitive guidebook Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski Tours, 30 years ago, backcountry skiing was a bit of a niche sport. As he prepares to publish the fourth edition of the book in the fall of , he calls the recent boom in new skiing in Vermont since We have the proper gear for all of these kinds of backpacking trips. Water purifiers, freeze-dried food, sleeping bags and mats are all part of the equation. Our advice comes from real experience constantly going out on both car camping and backpacking trips to ride mountain bikes, rock climb, and backcountry ski and snowboard.


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