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Backcountry Skiing: Skills for Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert Series)
Martin Volken and his co-authors provide skiers with all the tools and knowledge they need to safely and successfully travel in the mountains. The guide features intermediate-to-advanced techniques for ski touring and ski mountaineering, from planning wilderness trips to perfecting turns in rolling terrain and mastering uphill climbing. For those skiers ready for a more technical, high alpine environment, they draw on traditional mountaineering skills, including roped climbing, setting protection anchors, using ice axes, climbing on bare rock, and more.83% (8)
In addition to mastering techniques, Backcountry Skiing also features information on recent evolutions in ski equipment; avalanche safety tips; a primer on mountain weather and glaciers, trip planning tools, a discussion of emergency situations, nutrition and fitness advice, and winter camping basics. Throughout this guide, a special emphasis is put on being well-informed and making good decisions-whenever you strap on your skis and skins and head out into the backcountry.
Legolympics 3012: Brockian Ultra-Cricket
Although it has been said that on Earth alone in our Galaxy is Krikkit (or cricket) treated as fit subject for a game, and that for this reason the Earth has been shunned, this does only apply to our Galaxy, and more specifically to our dimension. In some of the higher dimensions they feel they can more or less please themselves, and have been playing a peculiar game called Brockian Ultra-Cricket for whatever their transdimensional equivalent of billions of years is. Lets be blunt, it's a nasty game, but anyone who has been to the higher dimensions will know that they're a pretty nasty heathen lot up there who should just be smashed and done in, and would be, too, if anyone could work out a way of firing missiles at right-angles to reality. The rules to the game of Brockian Ultra-cricket, as played in the higher dimensions are strange and inexplicable. A full set of the rules is so massively complicated that the only time they were all bound together to form a single volume, they underwent gravitational collapse and became a black hole. A brief summary, however, is as follows: Rule One: Grow at least three extra legs. You won't need them, but it keeps the crowds amused. Rule Two: Find one good Brockian Ultra-Cricket player and clone him off a few times. This saves an enormous amount of tedious selection and training. Rule Three: Put your team and the opposing team in a large field and build a high wall round them. The reason for this is that, though the game is a major spectator sport, the frustration experienced by the audience at not actually being able to see what's going on leads them to imagine that it's a lot more exciting than it actually is. A crowd that has just watched a rather humdrum game experiences far less life-affirmation than a crowd that believes it has just missed the most dramatic event in sporting history. Rule Four: Throw lots of assorted items of sporting equipment over the walls for the players. Anything will do - cricket bats, basecube bats, tennis guns, skis, anything you can get a good swing with. Rule five: The players should now lay about themselves for all they are worth with whatever they find to hand. Whenever a player scores a 'hit' on another player, he should immediately run away and apologize from a safe distance. Apologies should be concise, sincere and, for maximum clarity and points, delivered through a megaphone. Rule Six: The winning team shall be the first team that wins. Curiously enough, the more the obsession with the game grows in the higher dimensions, the less it is actually played, since most of the competing teams are now in a state of permanent warfare with each other over the interpretation of these rules. This is all for the best, because in the long run a good solid war is less psychologically damaging than protacted game of Brockian Ultra-Cricket -Douglas Adams, "Life, the Universe, and Everything" I added the 'dizzy lines' and the blue sky gradient in Photoshop. As it does not alter the figure itself I thought it was ok by the rules :)Val Setus, Sella, Dolomites Off-Piste skiing - Sci fuoripista in Dolomiti
La Val Setus e una magnifica traversata nel gruppo del Sella, piu impegnativa della vicina Val Mesdi. Risulta un ottimo approccio allo sci ripido, e necessita di attrezzatura scialpinistica per l'attraversamento dell'altipiano fino al Vallon Pisciadu. Comodo approccio con la funivia del Sass Pordoi e rientro con gli impianti del Dolomiti Superski. Val Setus is one of the best crossing of Sella Group, more difficult than Val Mesdi. Suitable to who wants to approach to steep skiing. Ski mountaineering equipment needed. Start from Sass Pordoi gondola and way out to Colfosco ski resort. Very recommended!
This set of 13 double-sided, full-color Ski Guide Cards (SGC's) contain vital information about avalanche safety, emergency preparedness, and many other critical facts for the backcountry and mountaineering ski guide and traveler.See also:
Printed on synthetic paper, these weatherproof cards are lightweight, durable, can be written on with a standard ballpoint pen, and erased with rubbing alcohol for reuse.
The Ski Guide Card Set has been updated for the 2007-2008 season. A hand-picked group of nationally-recognized mountain guides and avalanche professionals contributed to this edition, ensuring that they are up-to-date and contain accurate information.
The Brooks-Ranges Ski Guide Card Set consists of cards for:
* Weather Observation
* Avalanche Observation
* Sample Snow Profile Data and Graph
* Avalanche Hazard Forecast
* Conversion Tools
* Rutschblock/Boardblock/Stuffblock Tests
* Snow Profile Observation
* International Avalanche Information Resources
* Regional Avalanche Information Resources (USA & Canada)
* Avalanche Observation Checklist
* Avalanche Dangers Factors
* 3x3 Avalanche Assessment Process & Avalanche Assessment Reduction Method
* Avalanche Danger Scale & Snow Stability Rating
* High Altitude Daily Questions
* Tour Planner
* Canadian Drop Loop System Rescue Reference
* Mechanical Advantage Pulley Systems Rescue Reference
* Companion Party Avalanche Rescue Reference
* Morning & Evening Guides Meetings Worksheets
The Brooks-Range Ski Guide Cards are compliant with American Avalanche Association (AAA) SWAG standards and Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) protocols.
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