The WildeBeat

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Thu, Dec 01, 2005

Sierra Backcountry Ski Trails

Posted at 09:00 /shows/skills [link [Bookmark Link]]
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[Marcus Libkind on skis] This skills program is an interview with Marcus Libkind. Marcus wrote the most comprehensive and widely used trail guides for backcountry ski tours in the Sierra Nevada:

If you want to explore the backcountry on skis, Marcus recommends getting lessons and practice at groomed-track cross-country ski resorts first. The Cross Country Ski Areas Association has a directory of them. One good beginner's guide to winter backcountry skills is Allen & Mike's Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book.


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