The Snowshoe Experience: A Beginner's Guide to Gearin Up & Enjoying Winter Fitness

The Snowshoe Experience: A Beginner's Guide to Gearin Up & Enjoying Winter Fitness

by Claire Walter
     
 

Do snowshoes come in different sizes? What type of snowshoes are best for me? What kind of gear do I need for the backcountry? Claire Walter provides expert answers to a variety of common snowshoeing questions so people of every age and fitness level can start enjoying this easy, low-impact wintertime activity. You’ll learn techniques for traversing slopes,

Overview

Do snowshoes come in different sizes? What type of snowshoes are best for me? What kind of gear do I need for the backcountry? Claire Walter provides expert answers to a variety of common snowshoeing questions so people of every age and fitness level can start enjoying this easy, low-impact wintertime activity. You’ll learn techniques for traversing slopes, tips for maneuvering in deep snow, basic safety precautions, and even trail etiquette. Walter’s passion and encouragement will inspire even beginners to explore the joys of snowshoeing.

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From the Publisher
“Get the most out of snowshoeing experience with Walter’s guide to the best trails and racing venues in North America.” – Black Powder Guns and Hunting

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580175418
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
11/15/2004
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

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Meet the Author

The author of Snowshoeing Colorado and 23 other books, Claire Walter has also written numerous magazine articles on skiing, snowshoeing, scuba diving, and fitness. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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