9781594857201-1594857202-Snow Travel: Skills for Climbing, Hiking, and Moving Over Snow (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

Snow Travel: Skills for Climbing, Hiking, and Moving Over Snow (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

ISBN-13: 9781594857201
ISBN-10: 1594857202
Edition: 1st
Author: Zawaski, Mike
Publication date: 2012
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Format: Paperback 189 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781594857201
ISBN-10: 1594857202
Edition: 1st
Author: Zawaski, Mike
Publication date: 2012
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Format: Paperback 189 pages

Summary

Acknowledged authors Zawaski, Mike wrote Snow Travel: Skills for Climbing, Hiking, and Moving Over Snow (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert) comprising 189 pages back in 2012. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1594857202 and 9781594857201. Since then Snow Travel: Skills for Climbing, Hiking, and Moving Over Snow (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

Knowing how to travel on snow is an essential skill for many hikers, climbers, peak baggers, and skiers/snowboarders. Snow Travel: Skills for Climbing, Hiking, and Moving Across Snow is a comprehensive how-to book covering all the essential techniques for kicking steps, using crampons, and using an ice ax for going up, traversing, resting, and descending snow. Author Mike Zawaski, a longtime climber and instructor with the Colorado Outward Bound School brings a whole new level of detail to the art and skill of kicking steps and using your ice ax to help you travel safely and efficiently on snow.

You will find detailed descriptions of techniques not found together in other books including: climbing over a lip, the decision-making process, how to choose a route, snow hazards, putting on and removing skis on a steep slope, self-arresting with ski poles, and much more.

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