Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast : 50 Classic Ski Tours in New England and New York

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/5/2010
  • Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club Books
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From the author of the "Bible of Eastern Backcountry Skiing" comes the most up-to-date resource for exploring the backcountry ski trails of the Northeast. This book features 50 trips through New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, and Massachusetts, including extensive coverage of Tuckerman Ravine, the Catamount Trail, Jackrabbit Trail, the historic Thunderbolt Ski Trail, as well as backcountry huts and lodge-to-lodge skiing in Maine's 100-Mile Wilderness. You'll learn how to prepare for your adventure with helpful references on when to go, what to bring, and must-have backcountry safety skills. Each trip is complete with a description, distance, elevation, topographic map, difficulty rating, directions, and other tools to help plan your adventure. Whether you're a seasoned Nordic or telemark skier looking for a new challenge, or a resort skier ready to take on the backcountry, this book will help you expertly navigate the Northeast in winter.

Author Biography

David Goodman, an award-winning writer, skier, and mountaineer, has written for numerous national publications, including SKI Magazine and Backcountry. He is the author of Backcountry Skiing Adventures Vermont and New York and Backcountry Skiing Adventures: Classic Ski and Snowboard Tours in Maine and New Hampshire.

Table of Contents

The Backcountry World
The Northeastern Renaissance
The Tours
The New England Ski Season
Backcountry Snowboarding
Clothing and equipment
Mountaineering Skills & Avalanches
First Aid
New Hampshire
Mt. Cardigan
Mt. Monadnock
Mt. Moosilauke
Mt. Chocorua
Cannon Mountain
Mt. Garfield
Carter Notch Hut Tours
Wildcat Valley Trail
Doublehead Ski Trail
Mt Washington Region
Avalanche Brook Trail
Pinkham Notch Tours
Gulf of Slides
Sherburne Ski Trail
Tuckerman Ravine
Great Gulf
Oakes Gulf
Pemigewasset Wilderness Region
Zealand Falls Hut Tour
Zealand Notch Tours
Pemigewasset River Tours
Greeley Ponds
Easy Day Trips in the White Mountains
Stratton Pond
Skyline Trail
Mt. Moosalamoo
Breadloaf Wilderness/ Norske Trail
Woodward Mountain Trail
Bolton-Trapp Trail
The Long Trail - Monroe Skyline
Camel's Hump
Lake Willoughby
Big Jay
Mt Mansfield Region
Bruce Trail
Teardrop Trail
Skytop Trail
Steeple Trail
Nebraska Notch
Acadia National Park
Camden Hills State Park
Katahdin & Baxter State Park
100 Mile Wilderness (AMC Medawisla Lodge)
Grand Canyon of Maine (AMC Little Lyford Lodge)
Maine Huts
New York
The Adirondacks: A Ski History
Jackrabbit Trail
Camp Peggy O'Brien Hut Tour
Wright Peak Ski Trail
Avalanche Pass & Lake Colden
Mt. Marcy
Thunderbolt Ski Trail
Back matter
Outdoor & Instructional Organizations
Recommended Reading
Emergency Contacts
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