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6 edition of Snowshoeing found in the catalog.


a trailside guide

by Larry Olmsted

  • 117 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

  • Snowshoes and snowshoeing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Larry Olmsted.
    SeriesA trailside series guide
    LC ClassificationsGV853 .O54 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL676591M
    ISBN 10039331720X
    LC Control Number97022846

    Snowshoeing is the answer. This low-impact activity brings you into nature on trails you would typically explore in the summer. Your guide leads you along beautiful trails through show-covered areas of forests and frozen rivers, waterfalls, and lakes on the snowshoeing tours below. Enjoy this peaceful activity, which can be especially magical Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins. In the Central Cascades, the best options for incredible snowshoeing are found at Snoqualmie and at Mount Rainier. Snoqualmie has many trails, but a classic is the family-friendly route to Gold Creek Pond, where amazing views await. This is a 1-mile path that is well-traveled and mostly flat. Down at Mount Rainier National Park, the snowshoeing Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins.   Adult snowshoes are $16 per day, while children snowshoes cost $ per day. For an extra $4 per day, you can grab a pair of poles, too. Conveniently, these snowshoe rentals are for a hour period, so you can use them for overnight trips on the West Rim Drive. Rangers Offer Guided Snowshoe Walks.

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"If you plan to go far on snowshoes, read Snowshoeing book book first. " (LA Daily News) For an introduction to the sport, consider buying Snowshoeing, a book some refer to as the definitive guide on snowshoeing.

(Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA)) An outdoor recreation handbook has to be well-written, and on a very popular topic, to make it through five by: 1. Snowshoeing offers an easy-to-follow explanation of the history and principles of modern snowshoeing and the physics of walking on the snow.

Special attention is given to the care and repair of equipment and the many ways, including conditioning and racing, to enjoy this increasingly popular winter activity.

Steven Griffin is an award-winning 5(2). The book also provides a glossary of snowshoeing terms as well as an appendix describing snowshoeing organizations, reading materials, and snowshoe manufacturers.

Like all the books in the Outdoor Pursuits Series, Snowshoeing emphasizes safety, environmental responsibility, and-most of all-the fun of outdoor activity!5(2). This book is pretty old, early 70's, but it has some good information on snowshoes and snowshoeing.

I like to read how the old timers did things, life was simplier back then. The book has an interesting section on how to build your own snowshoes.

There is a better book on this subject by Gil Snowshoeing book, but it is still good information5(3). Completely revised, the fifth edition of Snowshoeing teaches you how to navigate through snow-clad woods, compete in races, and climb to new summits with easily-learned snowshoeing techniques.

This classic how-to snowshoeing manual has all the latest information on snowshoeing equipment, from various types of snowshoes to bindings and clothing. Completely revised, the fifth edition of Snowshoeing teaches you how to navigate through snow-clad woods, compete in races, and climb to new summits with easily-learned snowshoeing techniques.

This classic how-to snowshoeing manual has all the latest information on snowshoeing equipment, from various types of snowshoes to bindings and clothing5(10). This a great book. I have purchased 5 copies over the past two years and given them to friends and students that are interested in snowshoeing.

The author knows what she is talking Snowshoeing book. You do not have to have a lot of previous experience to enjoy this book. I highly recommend this publication for beginner and intermediate level snowshoers5(18).

Get the inside scoop on equipment, clothing, technique, and winter safety issues as well as snowshoeing events, races, and even snowshoe fitness programs. About the Author Award-winning author Claire Walter has written books about skiing, snowshoeing and 5(6).

WTA's Hiking Guide now includes all entries from Dan Nelson's Snowshoe Routes Washington, the preeminent (and only) snowshoeing book for the state.

Mountaineers Books has donated select content from this book to WTA, as well as the content Snowshoeing book their six Day Hiking series guidebooks. To buy the book in its entirety with extra features.

Your snowshoes will be on the angle of the slope, with the backs hanging downhill behind you and the toes above your boots. This plants the crampons or cleats of the snowshoe into the snow, directly under the balls of your feet.

If conditions are such that a kick-step ends up just creating a deep hole in the snow, then look for a different route. "The Snowshoe Handbook" was recommended to me by a friend and so I picked up a copy.

I found this book filled with information to cover all aspects of snowshoeing. I was pleased to discover many helpful hints not only on the sport itself, but also on winter dress, navigation and emergencies. I would recommend this book to those beginning in the 45(4).

Single travelers are welcome and are able to book Snowshoeing book. If we do not have a group we will call to cancel and will refund you. All snowshoe tours are dependent on snow conditions. If the snow level is too low, the tour will proceed as a Full Moon Hike. Winter Full Moon Snowshoe Tour Dates and Themes: November 30 ~ Full Beaver Moon.

Maybe you're looking for a guidebook; Mountaineers Books offers one snowshoe book, Dan Nelson's Snowshoe Routes: Washington. Another nice supplement is Tom Kirkendall Vicky Spring's Best Cross Country Skiing Trails in Washington. Both are worthwhile to own, but there are many more winter trails out there to discover.

A solid workout. As an added benefit, snowshoeing is also killer exercise-youll burn anywhere from to 1, calories an hour out there, depending on terrain, conditions, your bodyweight, and how fast youre moving.

Steeper slopes, deeper snow, and a higher bodyweight all rapidly up the calorie burn; increasing your walking speed from. Open every day 9 to 4 BestNordicSki Breckenridge Nordic Center 9 Grandview Drive Breckenridge, CO   Snowshoeing also includes a chapter on the history of snowshoeing, information on navigation and route finding, camping, gauging snow conditions, and winter safety, with emphasis on the dangers of avalanches.

Part of the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series. Snowshoeing. Eli Burakian. ; ; Publisher Description. Richly photographed and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip of thumbing for facts in the field, the BASIC ILLUSTRATED series.

Snowshoeing Colorado book. Read reviews from worlds largest community for readers. Award-winning trail guide to Colorado's hottest winter sport revised 5. Snowshoe Thompson is an "I Can Read" book based on the true story of John Thompson, a Scandinavian immigrant who risked life and limb to deliver bags of mail on skis over the treacherous Sierra Nevada mountains during the years Danny, the boy in our story, misses his pa who is mining for gold in Nevada5.

Cross-country skiing can be done on groomed or ungroomed (back country) trails. Almost all cross-country trails and touring centers also welcome snowshoeing and make snowshoeing equipment available if rentals are offered.

Book a room at a bed and breakfast or. If some serious snowshoeing is what you have in mind, Crater Lake National Park is only an hours drive away. This famed winter wonderland gets a whopping 43 feet of snow in the winter.

This means plenty of snowshoeing opportunities, including guided ranger snowshoe walks. Book a Site. Combine the 12 day snowshoe hiking adventure with any other adventure offered by Denver Adventures. For example, hike in the morning and zipline in the afternoon or the next day.

Select add another experience at checkout. Book two different adventures for the same person and receive a 10pp credit our gift shop or tavern next ted Reading Time: 3 mins. Snowshoe is home to acres of skiable terrain, vertical feet, 60 trails and the best snow around. Book your lodging and vacation packages here.

Snowshoeing Coaching Guide Snowshoeing Coaching Guide. The Snowshoe Handbook book. Read reviews from worlds largest community for readers.

A succinct guide to the ultimate aerobic outdoor sport snowshoeing,5. All Book Search results raquo; About the author () The late GENE PRATER was a pioneer of modern snowshoeing, an author, instructor, and equipment designer.

Book a Trip. Why Winter Activity Everyone Can Enjoy. No matter what the weather or conditions, snowshoeing is a winter activity that can be enjoyed by all.

Follow the Mill Trail past the old Turner Mill blacksmith shop and Dr. Marguerite Lichtenthaelers historic cabin to the majestic Bingham Falls Gorge.

Snowshoeing offers a great way to experience Jackson Hole's pristine winter wilderness. Depending on terrain and snow powder conditions, it may also be an amazing work-out. On a well groomed snowshoe trail or across fresh powder, snowshoeing is an enjoyable Jackson winter activity that is accessible to everyone and a great alternative to skiing.

Snowshoeing. Snow Farm offers a unique opportunity to rent snowshoes and walk around the Pisa Range. Snowshoes are a great way to get off the beaten track and explore the snow-covered hills of the Southern Alps.

Our snowshoe trails take you past some of the best alpine meadows, rock features, and alpine streams the Pisa Range has to offer. Park City Snowshoeing.

Park City snowshoeing tours are an excellent activity for anyone. Whether you are looking for a scenic aerobic experience or just a peaceful walk in the woods, you will love snowshoeing. At All Seasons Adventures, our tours cater to families and corporate groups staying in or around Park ulty: Leisurly to Aerobic.

The Discovery Snowshoe Trails and Mt Seymour Snowshoe Rental Center are closed for winter 2021 see you for Winter 21 Named the 1 Resort for Snowshoeing in North America by Snowshoe Magazine inMt Seymour offers a variety of trails exclusively for snowshoers providing a place of beauty and solitude.

Enjoy the scenic lakes, old growth. BOOK EARLY Skip the lines, save time and money by booking your lift tickets, passes,lodging,and activities in advance. COVID POLICIES Visit our COVID policy page to find out what's open at Snowshoe Mountain Resort.

Check out our Summer FAQ for more information on specific policies for this summer season. Be kind. Be safe. Have fun. PREPARING FOR YOUR DAY ON THE. STAY WITH SNOWSHOE. With a wide range of lodging across the mountain, we have accommodations to fit all needs and group sizes.

Whether you're coming for a family reunion or a couples getaway, you desire a Brigham Collection luxury home or a simple room, we have the perfect place for you. Not to mention some pretty sweet lodging deals. The National Park offers some of the most breathtaking scenery and beautiful snowshoeing in northern Colorado.

Take a guided tour of the backcountry and explore the winter wonderland of Rocky Mountain National Park with our principal guide service partner, Wildland Trekking. Out of gallery. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Osgood, William E.Snowshoe book.

Brattleboro, Vt. : S. Greene Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type. The Discovery Snowshoe Trails and Mt Seymour Snowshoe Rental Center are closed for winter 2021 see you for Winter 21 We are delighted to announce that you can now book your snowshoe experience at Mt Seymour online!We have made this big change to allow us to manage capacity with greater certainty during the COVID Pandemic.

ABOUT. Adventure: Wanderlust Tours is the premier destination for snowshoe tours in Bend, Oregon!Join us to go splashing through the powdery snow in the Cascade Mountains west of Bend, Oregon.

Naturalist Guided Experience: Situated in close proximity to the Pacific Ocean, the mountains which build Bends backdrop, typically get hammered with inches of fluffy snow in winter. The Snowshoe Book. William E. Osgood, Leslie J. Hurley. Greene Press, - Snowshoes and snowshoeing - pages.

0 Reviews. Comprehensive guide to snowshoes and snowshoeing in North America. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Dec. 23, When the pandemic struck in the height of the ski season, closing the downhill ski mountain in Breckenridge, Colo.the Breckenridge Nordic Snowshoe.

A snowshoe is footwear for walking over snow. Snowshoes work by distributing the weight of the person over a larger area so that the person's foot does not sink completely into the snow, a quality called "flotation". Snowshoeing is a form of hiking.

Traditional snowshoes have Estimated Reading Time: 9 mins. Snowshoe & Yoga. Date Coming Soon Ronna Schneberger. About The Retreat. Snowshoeing is fun and easy – if you can walk you can snowshoe! Yoga before snowshoeing helps warm up the joints for our day of activity and yoga at the end of the day will stretch out and rejuvenate any tired muscles.You'll have full run of the Snowshoe Bike Park for the entire season.

Stay and Play Package Book your tee time and lodging together for the best deal of the year, starting at $75 per person during value season and $84 per person during prime season.Snowshoes for aerobic/fitness are good for runners and cross-trainers.

This type of snowshoe has a very sleek design and is generally tougher than other designs. Hiking/backpacking snowshoes are heavy duty with strong aluminum frame and durable material for flotation.

The bindings should support different types of boots. 3.