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100 Classic Backcountry Ski Routes in Washington : Mountaineers Bks. - Rainer Burgdorfer

100 Classic Backcountry Ski Routes in Washington

Mountaineers Bks.

Paperback

Published: 1st December 1999
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* Challenging routes for intermediate and advanced backcountry skiers and snowboarders * Includes many Washington tours easily accessible from the Seattle area * Includes backcountry day and multi-day tours * Illustrated with 80 photos and 80 maps With more than 100 backcountry Washingotn routes and tours for intermediate to advanced alpine skiers and snowboarders, Burgdorfer's guide was for many years the only reference to these adventures. Each trip description details the best times to go. including year-round opportunities, access, starting elevation and high point, tour length and time, maps, level and type of skill required, and permit information. Special sections cover avalanche conditions, snow survival, environmental considerations, weather, equipment, and techniques. A seasonal cross-reference table helps readers select tours by season.

Prefacep. 11
Introductionp. 12
How to Use This Guidep. 12
Etiquettep. 15
Safety Considerationsp. 16
A Note About Safetyp. 18
Learning to Love Cascade Weather and Snow
Tracking Storms, Tracking Good Snowp. 19
Weather and Avalanche Dangerp. 22
Mountain Hazardsp. 24
Avoiding Avalanchesp. 25
Backcountry Tours
Mount Baker Highway, State Route 542p. 31
Tomyhoi Peakp. 32
Goat Mountainp. 34
Ruth Mountainp. 36
Mount Annp. 38
Coleman Pinnaclep. 40
Sholes Glacierp. 43
Herman Saddlep. 44
Chowder Ridgep. 45
Skyline Dividep. 48
Coleman Glacierp. 48
North Cascades Highway, State Route 20p. 50
Slate Peakp. 51
Silver Star Mountainp. 53
Delancey Ridgep. 55
Early Wintersp. 57
Heather and Maple Passesp. 59
Cutthroat Passp. 60
Neve Glacierp. 63
Teebone Ridgep. 65
Eldoradop. 67
Boston Basinp. 70
Sahale Armp. 71
Snowking Mountainp. 74
Sauk Mountainp. 76
Mount Watsonp. 78
Bacon Peakp. 79
Mount Shuksanp. 80
Mount Baker: Boulder Glacierp. 84
Mount Baker: Easton Glacierp. 86
Park Buttep. 89
Twin Sistersp. 90
Mountain Loop Highway and State Route 530p. 92
Glacier Peakp. 93
Johnson Ridgep. 95
Vesper Peakp. 97
Green Mountainp. 98
Dome Glacierp. 99
Whitehorse Mountainp. 102
Three Fingersp. 105
Mount Pilchuckp. 107
Stevens Pass Highway, US 2p. 109
Big Snow Mountainp. 110
Cowboy Mountainp. 112
Heather Ridge (Skyline Ridge)p. 113
Big Chief Mountainp. 116
Yodelinp. 117
Union Peakp. 119
Jove Peakp. 120
Lichtenberg Mountainp. 122
Jim Hill Mountainp. 123
Rock Mountainp. 124
Mount Mastiffp. 125
Chiwaukum Mountainsp. 126
Alpine Lookoutp. 129
Mount Maudep. 130
Chiwawa Mountainp. 132
North Star Mountainp. 135
Clark Mountainp. 136
Big Jim Mountainp. 138
Icicle Ridgep. 140
Dragontail Peakp. 141
Cashmere Mountainp. 143
Wedge Mountainp. 145
Blewett Pass Highway, US 97p. 146
Porcupine Creekp. 147
Diamond Headp. 148
Ingalls Peakp. 149
Mount Stuartp. 152
Interstate 90p. 153
Mount Danielp. 154
Jolly Mountainp. 156
Amabilis Mountainp. 158
Mount Margaretp. 159
Kendall Ridgep. 162
Kendall Peak Lakes Basinp. 163
Red Mountainp. 164
Mount Snoqualmiep. 166
Chair Peak Basinp. 167
Silver Peakp. 170
Humpback Mountainp. 172
Granite Mountainp. 174
McClellan Buttep. 175
Mount Rainier and Areas Southp. 176
Norse Peakp. 177
Union Creekp. 177
Silver Kingp. 179
Crystal Basinp. 181
Chinook Pass to Crystal Mountain Traversep. 182
Naches Peakp. 184
Yakima Peakp. 185
Summerlandp. 186
Cowlitz Chimneysp. 188
Interglacierp. 189
Goat Islandp. 190
Burroughs Mountainp. 193
Carbon Glacierp. 194
Russell Glacierp. 196
Puyallup Cleaverp. 199
Sunset Parkp. 200
Van Trump Parkp. 201
Tatoosh Rangep. 204
Muir Snowfieldp. 206
Nisqually Glacierp. 208
Paradise Glacierp. 210
White Passp. 211
Goat Rocksp. 212
Mount Adamsp. 214
Mount Saint Helensp. 217
Reflections on Equipment, Clothing, Accessories, and Techniquep. 219
Recommended Readingp. 228
Seasonal Cross-Referencep. 230
Sources of Weather and Snow Informationp. 234
Indexp. 235
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ISBN: 9780898866612
ISBN-10: 0898866618
Series: Mountaineers Bks.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st December 1999
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.06  x 1.68
Weight (kg): 0.39