Essential handbook updated with the latest developments in equipment and techniques for snowshoeing.-- Features the high-tech equipment changes that have revolutionized snowshoeing Learn to navigate through snow-clad woods, compete in races, and climb to new summits with easily learned techniques in Snowshoeing. This complete update of the late Gene Prater's classic how-to manual has all the latest information on snowshoeing equipment -- from various types of snowshoes to bindings to clothing. Expert snowshoer Dave Felkley offers techniques for all types of terrain and snow conditions, including flats, hills, mountains, powder, crust, and ice, plus instructions on conditioning and cross-training and information on snowshoe racing. Also included is information on navigation and route-finding; winter safety, with emphasis on the dangers of avalanches; camping; and gauging snow conditions.
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