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Best Skiing Books
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Climb to Conquer
The Untold Story of WWII's 10th Mountain Division
Peter Shelton - 2011-05-16 (first published in 2003)
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Few stories from the "greatest generation" are as unforgettable -- or as little known -- as that of the 10th Mountain Division. Today a versatile light infantry unit deployed around the world, the 10th began in 1941 as a crew of civilian athletes with a passion for mountains and snow. In this vivid history, adventure writer Peter Shelton follows th...
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Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain
Bruce Tremper - 2008-09-15 (first published in 2001)
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CLICK HERE to download the sample chapter "Weather" from Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain* Provides easy-to-follow instructions on crucial avalanche safety skills* Completely revised with all of the most recent data and techniques* Ideal for snowmobilers, snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers, climbers, hunters, hikers"No one who plays in mountain sno...
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Tracking the Wild Coomba
The Life of Legendary Skier Doug Coombs
Robert Cocuzzo - 2016-06-23
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Arguably the greatest adventure skier to ever live, Doug Coombs pioneered hundreds of first descents.......
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Freedom Found
My Life Story
Warren Miller - 2016-09-01
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Warren Miller is known as skiing's greatest storyteller and as the godfather of action-sports film making. Now, here at last, is the rest of his extraordinary life story--and what happened behind the camera is even more remarkable than what you saw on the big screen. In this soul-searching autobiography, Warren revealed the secrets of his past and ...
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Learning to Ski with Mr. Magee
(Read Aloud Books, Series Books for Kids, Books for Early Readers)
Chris van Dusen - 2010-10-27
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The third book in the much-loved Mr. Magee seriesA snowy adventure with Mr. Magee and his dog, Dee: One winter morning, Mr. Magee and his little dog, Dee, head out bright and early to learn how to ski. But what begins as a pleasant day in the snow quickly goes downhill when a run-in with a curious moose sends them flying through the air and hanging...
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Ultimate Skiing
Ron Lemaster - 2009-10-13
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Break through to the next level of ski performance! Renowned instructor, coach, and ski technique expert Ron LeMaster takes you beyond The Skier's Edge by improving, expanding, and enhancing that seminal work. The result, Ultimate Skiing, will help you master the mechanics of great skiing as never before--explaining how it's done, showing how it lo...
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Snow Sense
A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard
Jill Fredston - 2011-10-01 (first published in 1994)
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"Snow Sense" is the best-selling, easiest to read, most informative avalanche safety book available. Intended for skiers, snowmachiners, snowboarders, climbers and others who work and play in avalanche country, "Snow Sense" is written to help backcountry travelers learn to recognize, evaluate, and avoid snow avalanche hazards. Avalanche accidents d...
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The Avalanche Hunters
Montgomery Meigs Atwater - 1968-06-01
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A member of the U.S. Forest Service describes the accomplishments of the snow rangers and explains the work of avalanche research centers...
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Squirrels on Skis
J. Hamilton Ray - 2013-09-10
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This new Beginner Book about manic skiing squirrels—by J. Hamilton Ray with illustrations by Pascal Lemaitre—has the feeling of an old classic read-aloud. "Nobody knew how the mania grew. First there was one, and then there were two. Three more came gliding from under the trees. LOOK! On the hill. Those are squirrels on skis! Below lay the town, sn...
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Higher Love
Skiing the Seven Summits
Kit Deslauriers - 2015-02-10
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Kit DesLauriers made history by being the first person to ski from the summit of each continent's highest mountain—after climbing it. Centered on her quest to climb and ski the Seven Summits, Higher Love is a hero’s journey, rich with personal insights, life-threatening consequences, and a thrilling crescendo.Spanning seven continents in just two y...
All-Mountain Skier by R. Elling
Deep Powder Snow by Dolores Lachapelle
The Story of Modern Skiing by John Fry
In the Path of an Avalanche by Vivien Bowers
Bugaboo Dreams by Topher Donahue
Snowstruck by Jill Fredston
A-B-Skis by Libby Ludlow
Nancy Drew 29 by Carolyn Keene
Skiing into Modernity by Andrew Denning
Downhill Slide by Hal Clifford