Best Backcountry Skiing In The Northeast *Second Edition

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"The bible" of backcountry skiing is now bigger, better, and completely updated. Thirty years after his first guidebook became a cult classic among Eastern powder seekers and garnered two national awards, David Goodman has revised and expanded his "bible of Northeastern backcountry skiing" for the next generation of winter adventurers. From thrilling day trips in the East's highest mountains to hut-to-hut wilderness journeys, this is the only comprehensive guide to the best backcountry ski and snowboard tours in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, New York, and Massachusetts with description, distance, elevation, difficulty rating, and topographic map included for each tour. Learn about proper gear, essential skills, and fascinating ski history. Whether you are a seasoned AT, telemark, or cross-country skier, a snowboarder, or a resort skier ready to explore the backcountry, this book will lead you to the best powder in the Northeast. INSIDE YOU'LL FIND Color action shots from the East's best ski photographers A comprehensive guide to skiing and riding in Tuckerman Ravine Information on avalanche awareness, gear, safety, and first aid Where to ski the Northeast's best glade zones Praise for previous editions "The bible of Eastern backcountry skiing."--Backcountry‚ÄĮMagazine "Goodman's guide delivers the goods."--Powder Magazine "Goodman is a godfather... of Northeast backcountry skiing."--Boston Globe