Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die:Downhill Experts : Downhill Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die:Downhill Experts : Downhill Experts Share the World's Greatest Destinations

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Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die-the 10th book in the popular Fifty Places series-takes readers to some of the world's most inspiring skiing/snowboarding destinations: the Chugach Mountains (Alaska); Aspen, Crested Butte, and Steamboat Springs (Colorado); Tuckerman Ravine (New Hampshire); Rusutsu (Japan); Chamonix (France); Portillo (Chile); and Whistler Blackcomb (British Columbia). Based on interviews with leading experts, the book chronicles the rich history of these sports and the people who have mastered them, including Tommy Moe, Jonny Moseley, Billy Kidd, and Greg Harms. Above all, Santella provides readers with the gorgeous scenery, the glamorous ambiance, and the always thrilling experience of visiting mountains from the Alps to the Rockies, whether it's apres-ski in Cortina or helicopter rides into virgin Alaskan powder. Praise for Fifty Places to Ski and Snowboard Before You Die "Even the reader who gets no farther than the couch can feel transported to the snow-covered peaks, mogul fields, and sparkling expanses sculpted by the book's avalanche of quirky nuggets, insider tips, and historical perspectives . . . After writing nine other Fifty Places guides, author Chris Santella has the drill down." -Reuters.com "Whether you're an expert looking to hit the double diamond moguls or a beginner who wants a gentle slope just in case stopping is an issue, these spots have a little something for everyone." -The Daily Beast "For powderhounds, Fifty Places to Ski & Snowboard Before You Die by Chris Santella ($25) looks at snow sports destinations around the world." -Associated Press


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Details

Author(s)
Chris Santella
Format
Hardback | 224 pages
Dimensions
186 x 210 x 26mm | 830g
Publication date
01 Dec 2013
Publisher
Stewart, Tabori & Chang Inc
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
40 color illustrations
ISBN10
1617690546
ISBN13
9781617690549
Bestsellers rank
68,333