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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...

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,...

Backcountry Skiing Adventures: Maine and New Hampshire: Classic Ski and Snowboard Tours in Maine and New Hampshire

Backcountry Skiing Adventures: Maine and New Hampshire: Classic Ski and Snowboard Tours in Maine and New Hampshire

Detailed descriptions and topographic maps for more than 20 tours--including Tuckerman Ravine--plus important gear and safety information, make this guide a must-have for every backcountry skier.

Backcountry Snowboarding

Backcountry Snowboarding

Snowboarding is the fastest-growing winter sport in the United States. As more and more riders reach advanced levels, they look beyond the resorts to the deep powder, steep challenges, and solitude of the backcountry. But before heading out, boarders also need to be prepared for the backcountry's unique demands. Backcountry Snowboarding covers everything the advanced freerider ...

Backcountry Snowboarding and Skiing in the Northern Sierra

Backcountry Snowboarding and Skiing in the Northern Sierra

The first thorough guide to the alpine steeps of the Northern Sierra, from Sonora Pass to the Sierra Buttes, including all the nooks and crannies of the Tahoe backcountry. A worthy companion guide to John Moynier's "Backcountry Skiing in the High Sierra".

Big-Air Snowboarding (Extreme Sports)

Big-Air Snowboarding (Extreme Sports)

Describes the history, equipment, techniques, and safety measures of big air snowboarding.

Challenging Mountain Nature: Risk, Motive and Lifestyle in Three Hobbyist Sports

Challenging Mountain Nature: Risk, Motive and Lifestyle in Three Hobbyist Sports

Robert A. Stebbins, Ph.D., FRSC, is a research sociologist of some 40 years experience in the field of work and leisure, and, in his free time, a mountain scrambler, cross-country skier, and snowshoer. Challenging Mountain Nature combines his professional and leisure interests in an extensive examination of the rarely studied questions of how and why committed hobbyists in mountaineering,...