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#10891 - 01/04/04 12:54 AM Backcountry Guide for NE Skiing?
Fraser Offline
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Loc: New Canaan, CT
I went back country skiing near Whistler last week. It was really an eye opener to ski with so much snow. Is there a guide to good back country routes in the North east somewhere?

Thanks.


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#10892 - 01/05/04 08:53 PM Re: Backcountry Guide for NE Skiing? [Re: Fraser]
stimpy Offline
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There are two books that I would recommend. Back Country Skiing Adventures: Maine & New Hampshire and Backcountry Skiing Adventures: New York & Vermont.
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#10893 - 01/07/04 06:04 PM Re: Backcountry Guide for NE Skiing? [Re: stimpy]
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There is a really good book on backcountry skiing in New England. it is written by David Goodman.
Title: Classic Backcountry Skiing, A Guide to the Best Ski Tours in New England (Appalachian Mountain Club)
It's out of print, apparently. An excellent book.
I have a copy I could lend you... let me know.
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#10894 - 01/08/04 08:30 AM Re: Backcountry Guide for NE Skiing? [Re: phlan]
crackers Offline
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but are these for ski touring or bc downhilling?

and i trust that everybody bc downhilling has their probes, pieps and shovels every time...

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#10895 - 01/26/04 12:16 AM Re: Backcountry Guide for NE Skiing? [Re: crackers]
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They are a mix of both. He lists out everything about the trips well so you get a good sense if it is steep downhill or rolling hills etc.

its worth picking up

Toby

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