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Backcountry Snowboarding

  • 144 pages
  • Mountaineers Books
  • 978-0-89886-578-3
  • Aug 31, 1998

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* Offers safe ascent and descent techniques for snowboarders headed into the backcountry
* Full-color photographs throughout
* Author is an expert snowboarder and a physician

More and more, snowboarders are joining skiers in the uncrowded slopes of the backcountry. This is a primer for those snowboarders considering getting involved in this outside-the-resort sport with deep powder, steep challenges, and solitude of the backcountry.

Backcountry Snowboarding covers everything the advanced freerider needs for safe ascent and descent. Van Tilburg discusses essential backcountry safety equipment, the merits of crampons, skis, snowshoes, and splitboards for ascent, route finding, avalanche and glacier safety, survival and self-rescue, meteorology, plus cross-training and nutrition. He also covers techniques for all types of terrain and snow: steeps, trees, powder, corn, ice, and crud.


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  • 144 pages
  • Mountaineers Books
  • 978-0-89886-578-3
  • Aug 31, 1998
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