Powder Pioneers: Ski Stories from the Canadian Rockies & Columbia Mountains

Powder Pioneers: Ski Stories from the Canadian Rockies & Columbia Mountains

by Chic Scott

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Powder Pioneers: Ski Stories from the Canadian Rockies & Columbia Mountains by Chic Scott

Discover the rich history of skiing in the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains with award-winning author and historian Chic Scott. He covers all aspects of the sport, ranging from the ski jumpers of Revelstoke in the 1920s, through the birth of ski lodges and ski resorts to the heli skiers, loppet racers and snowboarders of today. The perfect book to dip into on cold winter nights.

Chic has devoted over 40 years to ski adventures and is personally familiar with many of the tales he tells.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781894765640
Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books
Publication date: 09/01/2005
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Chic Scott is a household name in international and Canadian mountaineering circles. One of Canada’s most celebrated mountain literature authors and adventurers, he is the author of several award-winning mountaineering history books, including Pushing the Limits: The Story of Canadian Mountaineering (RMB 2000), Powder Pioneers: Ski Stories from the Canadian Rockies and Columbia Mountains (RMB 2005) and Deep Powder and Steep Rock: The Life of Mountain Guide Hans Gmoser (RMB 2015). As well, his bestselling guidebooks Summits and Icefields 1: Alpine Ski Tours in the Canadian Rockies (RMB 2011), Summits and Icefields 2: Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains – Revised & Updated (RMB 2016) and Ski Trails in the Canadian Rockies – 5th Edition (RMB 2016) are fundamental resources in any backcountry skier’s library. Chic lives in Banff, Alberta.

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