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Ski touring

Gail A. Bigglestone

Ski touring

a winter affair

by Gail A. Bigglestone

  • 182 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Kendall/Hunt Pub. Co. in Dubuque, Iowa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cross-country skiing.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 81-82.

    StatementGail A. Bigglestone, Margaret F. Strait ; photos. by Fred A. Bavendam.
    ContributionsStrait, Margaret F., joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV854.9.C7 B54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 82 p. :
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5193491M
    ISBN 100840311788
    LC Control Number75014722

    We know you're looking at that untouched powder imagining the lines you're going to take. Let The House Boardshop help you get there. With our wide selection of Alpine Touring Skis here at The House, you're bound to find AT skis that will take you anywhere your little heart desires. Alpine Touring skis are a hot item this year, so get these deals before they're gone! Backcountry ski bindings: The defining feature of backcountry bindings is the ability to move your heels up and down so you can tour up the mountain. The majority of backcountry skiers use alpine touring (AT) bindings, which allow you to lock your heels down at the top of the hill so you can ski back down making parallel turns as you would while downhill : REI Staff.

    Ski touring is skiing in the backcountry on unmarked or unpatrolled areas. Touring is typically done off-piste and outside of ski resorts, and may extend over a period of more than one is similar to backcountry skiing.. Ski touring combines elements of Nordic and alpine skiing and embraces such sub-disciplines as Telemark and randonnée.A defining characteristic is that the skier's. Why Book With Us. Finest Selection of Trips. LUEX offers the most extensive and best selection of snow trips worldwide. Ski touring is a unique and classic way of skiing. Together with the tremendous improvements with equipment and techniques, such as fat skis and split boards, ski touring nowadays is a fresh and unique experience. When you.

    Alpine Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering Handbook _ Jeremy Whitehead (Editor); West Col Productions, Reading, England, , pp. A comprehensive manual for ski mountaineering, again from a noticeably European perspective. Covers all of the standard topics, with an emphasis on hut-to-hut touring. Backcountry ski touring boots also have a ‘walk mode’ and a ‘ski mode’ to provide flex at the ankle when the skier is walking then lock the boot when a stiff set up is required to ski down. Skiers typically set an uptrack that switches back and forth across the slope to create a .


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We at The Adventure Junkies have compiled a list Author: Becky Lomax. The guide features intermediate-to-advanced techniques for ski touring and ski mountaineering, from planning Ski touring book trips to perfecting turns in rolling terrain and mastering uphill climbing.

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The Alchemist Wailer is a great option for someone looking for a wider touring ski that doesn’t weigh a ton. The tapered nose allows you to cut through the snow both on the downhill and when you are breaking trail. The stiff tail is one of the ski’s strongest points.

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Our now-perennial Editors' Choice winner enters the fray from long-time alpine boot manufacturer Tecnica. Their previous touring boots were basically alpine boots with tech fittings and a walk mode. The Zero G Tour Pro, though, is a full, ground-up touring boot, and is remarkable in many ways.

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A few destinations to check out in Northern Norway are the Lofoten islands, the Lyngen alps and the island of Senja. The book is currently out of print and will likely sell out before the end of this /20 season. You can purchase one of the few remaining by using the links below.

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Allen & Mike’s Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book is a work of pure genius. It is a fairly comprehensive overview of many of the skills necessary for ski touring, but the real value of this book is in the readability.

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