A backcountry skier's guide to classic Cascade descents ranging from Southern Washington through Oregon to Northern California.
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How Many times have you looked at the Cascade volcanoes in the winter or summer and thought about skiable terrain? Oregon Descents presents Southern Cascade area skiers and boarders a guide to alpine descents and backcountry ski routes from Mt. Adams to Mt. Shasta. The Southern Cascades offer relatively easy access while the Northwest snowpack provides year round skiing
Whether you are looking for an intermediate winter route or a technical spring ski mountaineering challenge, Oregon Descents helps get you there.Review:
"The introduction has good insights about Cascade snow and weather, avalanche awareness, and equipment. The rest of the book is one choice ski route after another. If you are interested in ski journeys and good turns on terrain from Mt. Adams to Mt. Shasta then look to Oregon Descents as an excellent resource." -- October '98 - The Source - Central Oregon's Independent Weekly Newspaper
"To his credit, Portland, Oregon based writer, David L. Waag's Oregon Descents is a non-varietal guide. It's his balance between solid facts and personal observations that make the ascents and descents come alive. . . . his Cascade volcanoes homework is firsthand. The guide covers 30 classic routes. It offers all the right elements to whet any backcountry skier's appetite for descents." -- Back Country Magazine, Issue #16, November '98
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Descrizione libro Free Heel Pr, 1997. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Never used!. Codice libro della libreria P110966174607