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Summits & Icefields 1: Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies Paperback – Dec 15 2011

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 344 pages
  • Publisher: RMB | Rocky Mountain Books; 3 edition (Dec 15 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1926855787
  • ISBN-13: 978-1926855783
  • Product Dimensions: 17.5 x 12.4 x 2 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 431 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #35,027 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Get this guidebook if you’re a backcountry skier and live in the area or plan to visit. Heck, get the guidebook just for the sheer vicarious pleasure of reading about one of the places that is the holy grail of alpine ski touring.―Wild Snow: The Backcountry Ski Blog


Anyone who's seen the latest version of Summits and Icefields (released the winter) knows what a great book it is and what an improvement it is over the original, which itself was the best backcountry skiing guidebook for many years (at least in Canada). The new version's pictures are inspiring, the format concise and relevant and the new maps make the latest version one you want to have with you on every tour.―


About the Author

Chic Scott is a household name in international and Canadian mountaineering circles. One of Canada’s most celebrated mountain literature authors and adventurers, he is the author of several award-winning mountaineering history books, including Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering (RMB 2000) and Powder Pioneers: Ski Stories from the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains (RMB 2005). As well, his best-selling guidebooks Summits and Icefields 1: Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies (RMB 2011) and Summits and Icefields 2: Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains (RMB 2012) are fundamental resources in any backcountry skier’s library.

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