Summits & Icefields 2: Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains

Summits & Icefields 2: Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927330340
Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.90(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.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition 9

Acknowledgements 10

Introduction to the Columbia Mountains 11

Alpine Ski Touring in the Columbia Mountains Mark Klassen 13

Travel Information, Regulations and Fees 33

How To Use this Book 38

Rogers Pass by Mark Klassen 42

Hut-based Backcountry Centres 118

Tent-based Backcountry Centres 148

Nelson Classics 153

Revelstoke Classics 172

Shorter Traverses 175

The Grand Traverses 206

Bugaboos to Rogers Pass Traverse Mark Klassen 273

The Backcountry Ski Lodges 309

Resources 338

Index 347

Sources/readings 349

Companion Rescue 350

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