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EXPLORING THE COAST MOUNTAINS ON SKIS
A guide to BC ski mountaineering by John Baldwin
Grab your skis and explore the Coast Mountains. This is your
guide to deep powder, endless glacier runs, alpine
descents, cozy huts, couloirs and high level traverses.
Includes everything from backcontry skiing, scenic
tours, challenging ski ascents and long descents to
difficult traverses across large icefields.
Exploring the Coast Mountains on Skis covers an area
that stretches from the edges of the North Cascades in
Washington State to the grand icefields of northern BC
and the Alaska panhandle. Ski trips varying in length
from one day to several weeks are described. Emphasis is
placed on day and weekend trips to alpine areas near
Vancouver, including popular trips near Whistler,
Pemberton, Mt Baker and the Coquihalla highway. Remote
ski trips to the large icefields and rugged summits that
stretch north to Alaska are also described, as are
shorter trips in the areas around Smithers, Stewart and
Terrace in northern BC. Third Edition: Completely revised and updated. Expanded to cover the
entire Coast Mountains. Describes more than 300 trips
Day trips and weekend trips, Wilderness expeditions, Huts
and backcountry lodges. Information on trip planning,
snow conditions and more. ATES terrain ratings for
every trip. Over 700 photographs, 26 maps. 7.25" X 9", 448
pages. 26 maps. 706 black and white photographs.
Softcover, Third edition 2009
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