Ski Books

Skiing With Demons - The Morzine Chalet Project

Essential read for anyone wanting to live their dream of a life in the mountains - brilliant!

skiingwithdemon

Pros: Laugh-out-loud funny, well written and extremely funny yet objective look at life as an aging ski bum in France

Cons: Those who have not stayed in an Alpine Ski Chalet might not relate, or those not yet at midlife-crisis age.

A really entertaining and easy read. For anyone who's been on skiing trips to the Alps, this will transport you back to those heroic days on the slopes and 'all-conquering' nights in the bar... and make you realise what your chalet host really thought of you! Thankfully, the witty, sometimes acidly funny observations are directed as much at the author as his guests, as he reflects incredibly...
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Bansko, Pirin Mountain Bulgaria
Bansko, Pirin Mountain Bulgaria
Comprehensive guide to Jackson Hole Ski Resort and Culture
Comprehensive guide to Jackson Hole Ski Resort and Culture
Little Rippers Rock!
Little Rippers Rock!

The Little Rippers

Pros: About kids skiing, adventure, relatively short, realistic characters

Cons: more pictures to help create imagery

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100 Best Cross Country Ski Trails in Washington

100 Best Cross Country Ski Trails in Washington

Authors and expert cross-country skiers Vicky Spring and Tom Kirkendall have carefully selected the best 100 cross-country ski trails in the state. The authors offer advice on technique, equipment, camping areas, sno-parks and huts, and outdoor safety. Trail descriptions include types of uses, surface descriptions, difficulty ratings, mileage and skiing time, elevation gain, best time to...

100 Best Ski Resorts of the World, 2nd (100 Best Series)

100 Best Ski Resorts of the World, 2nd (100 Best Series)

“I ski Sierra Nevada, also know southern Rockies and great Northwest. Compared to these places Bansko, Bulgaria offers not only Alps charm as anywhere else at popular European destinations, but much affordable ski vacation than any other in Europe. Along with the unique atmosphere of a historical 10,000 population old town. The 6 seater gondola takes you up the mountain for about 25 min from the...” --vik1919

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28 Day Winter: A Snowboarding Narrative

28 Day Winter: A Snowboarding Narrative

Every year the Burton snowboard team travels south chasing snow. 28 Days: A Snowboarding Narrative documents a specific moment in time: August 2006. That month unequaled conditions blanketed the southern island of New Zealand. In Methven, NZ a small but elite crew of Burton's global team posted up to access the incredible Southern Alps via helicopter. Simultaneously, a creative crew took...

50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California: Mount Shasta to Mount Whitney

50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California: Mount Shasta to Mount Whitney

50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California offers some of the finest ski and snowboard descents in California, ranging over a 550-mile span from the Cascade Range in the north to the Sierra Nevada in the south. Grouped into nine geographical regions, these summits represent the best of the best-from well-known destinations to more remote areas to a sampling of the highest...

55 Ways to the Wilderness in Southcentral Alaska

55 Ways to the Wilderness in Southcentral Alaska

55 Ways to the Wilderness in Southcentral Alaska

A Basic Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding (Official U.S. Olympic Sports)

A Basic Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding (Official U.S. Olympic Sports)

The feel of fluffy snow beneath your feet, the adrenaline rush of speeding downhill, the exhilaration of a completed run-winter sports enthusiasts know just how exciting Skiing and Snowboarding can be. A Basic Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding will improve your skiing savvy, whether you're just starting out on the slopes or you're already testing your strength and agility in slalom,...

A History of Skiing in Colorado

A History of Skiing in Colorado

Skiing is not a new phenomena in Colorado. It is a sport that has been around for well over a century. Early ventures into skiing were mostly incidental; the main purpose of skis in the 1800s was to enable people to thrive and survive nature's vagaries. Abbott Fay has done a marvelous job of tracking the history of what originally was a means of survival but which now is one of...

A kinematic and kinetic study of alpine skiing technique in slalom

A kinematic and kinetic study of alpine skiing technique in slalom

Doctoral thesis. A dry and thorough attempt to quantify and describe the movements done by high level ski racers in an 13m and 10m slalom course by cameras from multiple angles and physical modelling. Can be downloaded at: http://hdl.handle.net/11250/171325

A Little Book About Skiing Better

A Little Book About Skiing Better

"Why does learning to ski better take so long?" The answer to this question is what inspired the book, because it led them to the work of David A. Kolb, a noted educational theorist in the field of experiential learning. His Experiential Learning Model provides the methodological framework Heaton and Vigani had sought to "supercharge" learning. They discovered that Kolb'...