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50 Classic Backcountry Ski Summits in California : Mount Shasta to Mount Whitney - Paul Richins

50 Classic Backcountry Ski Summits in California

Mount Shasta to Mount Whitney

Paperback Published: 24th October 1999
ISBN: 9780898866568
Number Of Pages: 240

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* Covers backcountry routes from California's Cascade Range to the Sierra Nevada * The most complete backcountry ski and snowboard information available in California guidebook * Paul Richins, Jr., is an expert ski mountaineer with extensive experience 50 Classic Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Summits in California offers some of the finest ski and snowboard routes in California, ranging over a 550-mile span from the Cascade Range in the north, to Mount Whitney, to the Sierra Nevada in the south. Grouped into nine geographical regions, these summits represent the best of the best from well-known destinations to more remote areas to a sampling of the highest peaks. Historical anecdotes about each region round out the guidebook. Tours range from a half day to seven days, and while all can be completed on either snowboard or skis, the author makes specific recommendations for the best snowboard descents. Each trip description includes a complete narrative of the ascent and descent plus information on trip highlights, trip duration, level of difficulty, mileage, elevation gain, and access. The appendix includes a list of California's highest peaks.

ISBN: 9780898866568
ISBN-10: 0898866561
Series: Mountaineers Bks.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 24th October 1999
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 15.06  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.39