Baffin Island: Climbing Trekking and Skiing

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Baffin Island, by world-renowned adventurer, filmmaker and writer Mark Synnott, is the first comprehensive guide to Canada's largest island (fifth largest in the world), which is quickly becoming known as a premiere destination for adventure travellers and thrill-seekers alike. Beautifully illustrated with stunning photos and detailed maps, Baffin Island is the best available volume for anyone considering a trip to - or even remotely interested in - the possibilities that a trek...

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Overview

Baffin Island, by world-renowned adventurer, filmmaker and writer Mark Synnott, is the first comprehensive guide to Canada's largest island (fifth largest in the world), which is quickly becoming known as a premiere destination for adventure travellers and thrill-seekers alike. Beautifully illustrated with stunning photos and detailed maps, Baffin Island is the best available volume for anyone considering a trip to - or even remotely interested in - the possibilities that a trek to Baffin Island has to offer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781894765985
  • Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books
  • Publication date: 5/1/2008
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Mark Synnott has taken on adventure in places like Patagonia, Pakistan, Nepal, India, China, Tibet, the Alaska Range, the Amazon, West Africa and Pitcairn Island in the South Pacific. His articles and photos have appeared in many publications in the U.S. and abroad, including National Geographic Adventure, Men's Journal, Outside, Skiing and New York Magazine.

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Table of Contents


Auyuittuq National Park     27
The East Coast     112
Trekking Akshayuk Pass     185
Skiing Baffin Island     197
Selected Ski Descents on the East Coast     220
Acknowledgements     7
Introduction     11
Baffin Island     13
Climbing History     14
Climbing in Baffin Island     22
Baffin Island History     230
Trip Planning Information     235
Maps     240
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