100 Classic Backcountry Ski And Snowboarding Routes In Washington / Edition 1

100 Classic Backcountry Ski And Snowboarding Routes In Washington / Edition 1

by Rainer Burgdorfer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0898866618

ISBN-13: 9780898866612

Pub. Date: 12/01/1999

Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The

The man behind the longtime regional favorite Backcountry Skiing in Washington's Cascades is back! In this new guide, Rainer Burgdorfer has selected more than 100 of the best, most challenging descents in Washington -- from Tomyhoi Peak to Teebone Ridge, from Porcupine Creek to Paradise Glacier.

Overview

The man behind the longtime regional favorite Backcountry Skiing in Washington's Cascades is back! In this new guide, Rainer Burgdorfer has selected more than 100 of the best, most challenging descents in Washington -- from Tomyhoi Peak to Teebone Ridge, from Porcupine Creek to Paradise Glacier.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898866612
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
12/01/1999
Edition description:
2nd
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

Preface11
Introduction12
How to Use This Guide12
Etiquette15
Safety Considerations16
A Note About Safety18
Part ILearning to Love Cascade Weather and Snow
Tracking Storms, Tracking Good Snow19
Weather and Avalanche Danger22
Mountain Hazards24
Avoiding Avalanches25
Part IIBackcountry Tours
Mount Baker Highway, State Route 54231
1.Tomyhoi Peak32
2.Goat Mountain34
3.Ruth Mountain36
4.Mount Ann38
5.Coleman Pinnacle40
6.Sholes Glacier43
7.Herman Saddle44
8.Chowder Ridge45
9.Skyline Divide48
10.Coleman Glacier48
North Cascades Highway, State Route 2050
11.Slate Peak51
12.Silver Star Mountain53
13.Delancey Ridge55
14.Early Winters57
15.Heather and Maple Passes59
16.Cutthroat Pass60
17.Neve Glacier63
18.Teebone Ridge65
19.Eldorado67
20.Boston Basin70
21.Sahale Arm71
22.Snowking Mountain74
23.Sauk Mountain76
24.Mount Watson78
25.Bacon Peak79
26.Mount Shuksan80
27.Mount Baker: Boulder Glacier84
28.Mount Baker: Easton Glacier86
29.Park Butte89
30.Twin Sisters90
Mountain Loop Highway and State Route 53092
31.Glacier Peak93
32.Johnson Ridge95
33.Vesper Peak97
34.Green Mountain98
35.Dome Glacier99
36.Whitehorse Mountain102
37.Three Fingers105
38.Mount Pilchuck107
Stevens Pass Highway, US 2109
39.Big Snow Mountain110
40.Cowboy Mountain112
41.Heather Ridge (Skyline Ridge)113
42.Big Chief Mountain116
43.Yodelin117
44.Union Peak119
45.Jove Peak120
46.Lichtenberg Mountain122
47.Jim Hill Mountain123
48.Rock Mountain124
49.Mount Mastiff125
50.Chiwaukum Mountains126
51.Alpine Lookout129
52.Mount Maude130
53.Chiwawa Mountain132
54.North Star Mountain135
55.Clark Mountain136
56.Big Jim Mountain138
57.Icicle Ridge140
58.Dragontail Peak141
59.Cashmere Mountain143
60.Wedge Mountain145
Blewett Pass Highway, US 97146
61.Porcupine Creek147
62.Diamond Head148
63.Ingalls Peak149
64.Mount Stuart152
Interstate 90153
65.Mount Daniel154
66.Jolly Mountain156
67.Amabilis Mountain158
68.Mount Margaret159
69.Kendall Ridge162
70.Kendall Peak Lakes Basin163
71.Red Mountain164
72.Mount Snoqualmie166
73.Chair Peak Basin167
74.Silver Peak170
75.Humpback Mountain172
76.Granite Mountain174
77.McClellan Butte175
Mount Rainier and Areas South176
78.Norse Peak177
79.Union Creek177
80.Silver King179
81.Crystal Basin181
82.Chinook Pass to Crystal Mountain Traverse182
83.Naches Peak184
84.Yakima Peak185
85.Summerland186
86.Cowlitz Chimneys188
87.Interglacier189
88.Goat Island190
89.Burroughs Mountain193
90.Carbon Glacier194
91.Russell Glacier196
92.Puyallup Cleaver199
93.Sunset Park200
94.Van Trump Park201
95.Tatoosh Range204
96.Muir Snowfield206
97.Nisqually Glacier208
98.Paradise Glacier210
99.White Pass211
100.Goat Rocks212
101.Mount Adams214
102.Mount Saint Helens217
Appendix AReflections on Equipment, Clothing, Accessories, and Technique219
Appendix BRecommended Reading228
Appendix CSeasonal Cross-Reference230
Appendix DSources of Weather and Snow Information234
Index235

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