Winter Adventure: A Complete Guide to Winter Sports
There's more to winter than skiing--lots more. This unique handbook covers over two dozen cold-weather sports, from snowshoeing, snowboarding, sledding, ice-sailing, and winter camping to dog sledding, skijoring, animal tracking, igloo-building, and even how to make the perfect snow angel. Special sections treat staying warm, equipment, technique, safety, and tips for maximizing fun. Every winter adventurer will find something new here, from novice to thrill-seeker to kids and the entire family.
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CHAPTER ONE SLEDDING 15
CHAPTER THREE DOCSLEDDINC AND SKIJORING 39
CHAPTER FOUR SNOWBOARDING 57
CHAPTER FIVE FUN AND GAMES 67
CHAPTER EIGHT ICE SKATING
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