Paradise Below Zero

Originally published in 1968, this classic guide for cold-weather enthusiasts by renowned wilderness expert Calvin Rutstrum is available again, now in this easy-to-pack paperback edition.

Paradise Below Zero

Author: Calvin Rutstrum

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ISBN: 9780816636822

Page: 244

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"Paradise Below Zero provides essential information on wilderness adventure in subzero temperatures. Readers benefit from Rutstrum's knowledge of winter clothing, from choosing the proper mittens to selecting the indispensable footwear; traveling methods, including running a dogsled team; and emergency techniques, such as treating snow blindness and caring for someone who has broken through the ice. Rutstrum reflects on winter life and gives examples of how native peoples of the north and trappers have fought the cold. This colorful book will be of interest to anyone who has ever survived a northern winter."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Dancing on Ice

Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

Dancing on Ice

Author: Ernest Law

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1528767276

Page: 42

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This vintage book contains a classic guide to ice skating, concentrating on dancing and especially the waltz. The waltz is a ballroom and folk dance of German origins usually in triple time and performed primarily in closed position. This volume looks at the origin of the ice dancing, as well as popular music choices, useful information and diagrams, instructions on specific techniques, and much more. “Dancing on Ice” is highly recommended for those with an interest in ice skating and dancing, and it would make for a charming addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: “Valsing on the Ice”, “Origin and Description of the Skating Valse”, “The Change of Rotation”, “Hints and Aids to Proficiency”, “Explanatory Notes on the Points of Valsing Form”, “The Black Double Wave”, “Rules and Regulations for Competition in Valsing on Ice”, “A Few Valses Suitable for the Ice”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

The Classic Guide to Athletics

Such an à priori method of writing history will hardly account satisfactorily for the
present form of athletic sport in England. The only other ... Long before his time
we know that the youth of London had their summer as well as their winter sports.

The Classic Guide to Athletics

Author: Montague Shearman

Publisher: Amberley Publishing Limited

ISBN: 1445645033

Page: 224

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Some Sports Stand the Test of Time.

Winter Recreation Guide

SNOW IS ANCHORED , SAFEST ROUTE | ROUTES lepoto dry snow at the start
forms a poor bond to the old snow ... Contact the Forest Service snow ranger or
the nearest winter sports area ski patrol . ... Small crystals , needles , and pellets
often result in more dangerous conditions than the classic , starshaped crystals .

Winter Recreation Guide

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Winter Sports in Europe

A Comprehensive Guide Waverley Root ... In centers where high Alpine
excursions are popular , refuges are provided and guides or ski instructors
organize parties to follow the classic routes . At the time of writing , French winter
sports stations were served by four funicular railways or cog railways ; by 26
téléfériques or ...

Winter Sports in Europe

Author: Waverley Root

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Wintersport, Europa, Skilauf, Eislauf, Schlittensport.

The Rough Guide to Switzerland

Skijoring involves being pulled along by galloping horses. Snowbiking or snow-
bobbing are essentially cycling on snow. Many resorts have great facilities for
tobogganing or sledding. Sports and outdoor activities | Skiing and winter sports |
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The Rough Guide to Switzerland

Author: Matthew Teller

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 184836699X

Page: 528

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The Rough Guide to Switzerland is the ultimate travel companion to this clean and idyllic country with detailed coverage of all the top attractions. From the medieval streets of Bern to the stunning views of Lake Geneva and the iconic Matterhorn to the best spots to enjoy sensational alpine scenery, discover Switzerland's highlights inspired by dozens of colour photos. You'll find practical advice on getting around by train, bus, boat and car whilst relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops, restaurants and resorts for all budgets. The Rough Guide to Switzerland includes expert guidance on a host of outdoor activities, from summer hikes to skiing and snowboarding, colour sections on 'cheese and chocolate' and 'mountain excursions', and a crucial language section with basic words, phrases and handy tips for pronunciation. Explore every corner of Switzerland with clear maps and expert backgound on everything from the country's folklore, music, alpine flora and fauna to the roots of Switzerland's neutrality. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Switzerland

Snow Sports

Winter Fun in Northern California and Nevada : A Guide to all the Major
Trailheads in Northern California and Nevada for Snowboarding , Skating ,
Sledding , and Play , by Bern Kreissman ( Bear Klaw , 1997 ) . Jackson Hole Ski
Guide , by ...

Snow Sports

Author: William Scheller

Publisher: Discovery Channel Incorporated

ISBN: 9781563319341

Page: 224

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It's the best of North America's powder play--downhill and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowshoe trekking, snowmobiling, and dog sledding. Where to go, what to do, the best equipment, the proper techniques . . . plus a selected travel and lodging resource guide.

The History of Curling A Concise Essay on this Popular Winter Sport Including its History Principles and Rules

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The History of Curling   A Concise Essay on this Popular Winter Sport Including its History  Principles and Rules

Author: Bertram Smith

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1528767233

Page: 50

View: 378

This book contains a classic guide to the game of curling, looking at its history, equipment, different styles and techniques, and much more. Curling is a sport in which players slide stones on a sheet of ice towards a target area which is segmented into four concentric circles. It is related to bowls, boules and shuffleboard. Full of interesting historical information and practical instructions, this volume will appeal to curling enthusiasts with a particular interest in the history and development of the much-loved winter sport. Contents include: “A National Game”, “A Game of Long Ago”, “The Principles of Curling”, “The Art of Curling”, “The Skip”, “The Single-Handed Game”, “Curling in Scotland”, “Curling in Switzerland”, “Curling in Canada”, and “Memories of the Ice”. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

Wild Snow

Presents historical background on ski mountaineering, which is climbing a mountain on skis and then skiing down the slopes, and offers tips on climbing and skiing specific mountains.

Wild Snow

Author: Louis W. Dawson

Publisher: Amer Alpine Club

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Page: 254

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Presents historical background on ski mountaineering, which is climbing a mountain on skis and then skiing down the slopes, and offers tips on climbing and skiing specific mountains.

SIA s Snow Sports Book

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Snow Country

01 Aspen Official Skiing Guide Free brochures on lodging, activities, ski rentals
and transportation to the best known ski ... 800TARGHEE or www.grandtarghee.
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Solitude Mountain Resort “Escape to Solitude" for your next winter sports
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Snow Country

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In the 87 issues of Snow Country published between 1988 and 1999, the reader can find the defining coverage of mountain resorts, ski technique and equipment, racing, cross-country touring, and the growing sport of snowboarding during a period of radical change. The award-winning magazine of mountain sports and living tracks the environmental impact of ski area development, and people moving to the mountains to work and live.

Dancing on Ice A Concise Essay on this Classic Winter Sport Including Its Origin Popular Music Choices and Useful Information and Diagrams on Specific Skating Techniques With Emphasis on the Waltz

Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

Dancing on Ice   A Concise Essay on this Classic Winter Sport Including Its Origin  Popular Music Choices and Useful Information and Diagrams on Specific Skating Techniques   With Emphasis on the Waltz

Author: Ernest Law

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781528707817

Page: 42

View: 943

This vintage book contains a classic guide to ice skating, concentrating on dancing and especially the waltz. The waltz is a ballroom and folk dance of German origins usually in triple time and performed primarily in closed position. This volume looks at the origin of the ice dancing, as well as popular music choices, useful information and diagrams, instructions on specific techniques, and much more. "Dancing on Ice" is highly recommended for those with an interest in ice skating and dancing, and it would make for a charming addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: "Valsing on the Ice," "Origin and Description of the Skating Valse," "The Change of Rotation," "Hints and Aids to Proficiency," "Explanatory Notes on the Points of Valsing Form," "The Black Double Wave," "Rules and Regulations for Competition in Valsing on Ice," "A Few Valses Suitable for the Ice," etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with the original text and artwork.

The Winter Camping Handbook Wilderness Travel Adventure in the Cold Weather Months

Now revised and updated to include tips for using smartphones and the latest GPS navigation, this is the definitive guide to cold-weather hiking and camping.

The Winter Camping Handbook  Wilderness Travel   Adventure in the Cold Weather Months

Author: Stephen Gorman

Publisher: The Countryman Press

ISBN: 1581574347

Page: 224

View: 644

A thoroughly updated edition of the classic guide, considered the authoritative resource for winter camping Winter camping has its own special allure: the splendid quiet of a winter forest, the hush of falling snow, the thrill of gliding over ice and snow on skis. From building a snow shelter to traveling comfortably in sub-zero temperatures, The Winter Camping Handbook covers everything you'll need to know in order to enjoy wilderness travel and adventure in the colder months. Extremely user-friendly, the book's step-by-step approach covers everything from choosing a location to explore, selecting teammates, planning the trip, winterizing a travel vehicle, gear selection, making camp, food and nutrition, dealing with winter safety concerns, and even camping with children. Now revised and updated to include tips for using smartphones and the latest GPS navigation, this is the definitive guide to cold-weather hiking and camping.

Powder

Whether you're a serious off-piste skier or a novice with alpine ambitions, this visually stunning guide will undoubtedly inspire the winter Olympian in all of us.

Powder

Author: Patrick Thorne

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 178648675X

Page: 224

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The most impressive, thrilling and scenic ski runs from one of the world's leading ski experts. Long descents, big verts, challenging pistes and stunning scenery, Powder is the definitive guide to the best and most feared ski runs on the planet. Whether you're a serious off-piste skier or a novice with alpine ambitions, this visually stunning guide will undoubtedly inspire the winter Olympian in all of us. Along with classic runs in Chamonix, Whistler and Jackson Hole, Powder will also take you to offbeat and exotic locations such as the Himalayas, the Atlas Mountains and the 2014 Olympic destination of Sochi in Russia - places notable not only for the fantastic skiing and snowboarding, but also for their extraordinary scenery. Powder is the ultimate bucket list for any snowsports enthusiast, challenging beginners and experts alike to take on the most breathtaking runs the world has to offer. Contents include: Mt St Elias, Alaska; Whitehorn 2, Lake Louise, Canada; Inferno, Mürren, Switzerland; Tortin, Verbier, Switzerland; Aiguille Rouge, Les Arcs, France; Klein Matterhorn Descent, Cervinia, Italy; Lyngen Peninsula, Norway; Sochi Olympic Downhill, Rosa Khutor, Russia; Mizuno no Sawa, Niseko, Japan; Everest, Mt Everest, Nepal; The Motatapu Chutes, Treble Cone, New Zealand; Fast One, Mt Buller, Australia; Mt Vinson, Antarctica.

TV Guide

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00586284 BET Maad Sports - Interview 207265 CNN ... YŽ FSN Ski TV - Winter
Sports 7047178 ( H & G House Detective 7032246 MTV Industry Insiders : Hip
Hop 717371 NIK ChalkZone - Cartoon ... Remake of the classic about a scientis (
Jeff Goldblum ) whose experiment goes awny causing him to mutate into a giant
insect .

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Swiss Scene

SURFING Decades before the first ski entire families a winter walk in guide will
cost your group $ 270 . tracks were ... St ADVENTURE INDOOR Conan Doyle ,
across the classic Moritz , for example , is traWINTERSPORTS ski traverse from ...

Swiss Scene

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