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

Bansko, Pirin Mountain Bulgaria

vik1919

Pros: Everything important for the skier is plus

Cons: To Get There could be problem if not in Europe

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...
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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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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 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 Long Trek Home: 4000 Miles by Boot, Raft and Ski

A Long Trek Home: 4000 Miles by Boot, Raft and Ski

The adventures of a young, idealistic couple who choose to reduce their world down to just two small packs and the next 100 yards in front of them. In June 2007, Erin McKittrick and her husband, Hig, embarked on a 4,000-mile expedition from Seattle to the Aleutian Islands, traveling solely by human power. This is the story of their unprecedented trek along the northwestern edge of the Pacific...

Alpine Circus: A Skier's Exotic Adventures at the Snowy Edge of the World

Alpine Circus: A Skier's Exotic Adventures at the Snowy Edge of the World

Boldly going where few others have gone before, Michael Finkel has spent a dozen winters journeying across six continents in order to write about the wonders and eccentricities of the world's snowy regions. In this collection of his finest work-part seat-of-the-pants adventure, part cultural exploration, and peppered throughout with humor and insight-Finkel takes the reader from the...

Alpine Ski Mountaineering: Western Alps (Cicerone Winter and Ski Mountaineering)

Alpine Ski Mountaineering: Western Alps (Cicerone Winter and Ski Mountaineering)

The European Alps offer some of the finest and most accessible ski mountaineering in the world. A combination of magnificent and varied terrain, an enviable snow record, excellent public transport, unrivalled hut system and long ski season make them a focus for mountaineers and skiers throughout the world. This first volume of the "Ski Mountaineering" series describes The '...

Another Long Day on the Piste: A Season in the French Alps

Another Long Day on the Piste: A Season in the French Alps

Writer, adventurer, ex-teacher, and veteran of numerous travel catastrophes, Will Randall has fallen off donkeys in Spain and out of canoes in the Solomon Islands, but none of this has prepared him for a season as a ski-bum with a posse of raucous, hard-drinking ex-students. In the charming Alpine backwater of Mont St. Bernard, Will's adventures start badly when he spends his first night...

An upward slope: therapeutic recreation and downhill skiing.: An article from: Parks & Recreation

An upward slope: therapeutic recreation and downhill skiing.: An article from: Parks & Recreation

This digital document is an article from Parks & Recreation, published by National Recreation and Park Association on April 1, 2003. The length of the article is 2359 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web...

Aspen Ski and Snowboard Guide

Aspen Ski and Snowboard Guide

This pocket-sized color book is the ultimate insider's guide to the lift-accessible, in-bounds skiing and snowboarding on Aspen's four mountains: Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, Buttermilk, and Snowmass. Author Neal Beidleman shares local knowledge that will help you make the most of your time and find the best terrain in Aspen/Snowmass including over 150 runs not covered by the...