A guide to one of the premier backcountry ski areas in Western Canada, this book covers all disciplines of backcountry snow sports from snowboarding on destination slopes to backcountry skiing, to overnight glacier expeditions in the remote and rugged Purcell Mountains. Areas include the Bugaboos, Horsethief, Toby and Jumbo creeks and Kootenay National Park. For the less adventurous, the authors describe the three Nordic centres of: Nipika, Panorama and Baptiste Lake that offer a selection of trackset trails for striding and skating.When purchasing this type of equipment, focus on buying warm, comfortable boots. Warm, dry feet is perhaps the most important requisite for nordic skiing. Light Touring Many of the light ski tours described in this book will require the reader toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Radium Ski & Snowboarding Guide|
|Author||:||Ted Johnson, Chris Hofstetter|
|Publisher||:||Rocky Mountain Books Ltd - 2003|