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Tables of Contents for Backcountry Skier
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Preface
vi
2
Acknowledgments
viii
 
CHAPTER 1 Staying Warm and Dry
1
18
CHAPTER 2 Gearing Up for the Backcountry
19
24
CHAPTER 3 Backcountry Conditioning
43
27
CHAPTER 4 Climbing Techniques
70
20
CHAPTER 5 Descent Techniques
90
28
CHAPTER 6 Reading Terrain and Snow
118
16
CHAPTER 7 Mountain Weather
134
17
CHAPTER 8 Navigation Skills
151
21
CHAPTER 9 Avoiding Avalanches
172
30
CHAPTER 10 Backcountry Nutrition
202
16
CHAPTER 11 Hut Skiing and Winter Camping
218
25
CHAPTER 12 Emergency Survival
243
18
Appendix A Tourist Offices for Alpine Countries
261
1
Appendix B Map Resources
262
1
Appendix C Weights and Measures
263
1
Equipment List
264
2
Bibliography
266
2
Index
268
3
About the Author
271