* A backcountry primer for winter hiking
* Wide variety of locales and trips of various lengths throughout the state
* 80+ diverse snowshoe trips for all levels of expertise
* Most trips keyed to state-maintained Sno-Park lots
No need to stop hiking when the snow flies-just switch to snowshoes and enjoy your favorite areas with fewer crowds. With today's high-tech equipment, snowshoeing can be just like walking. But finding a safe, rewarding route in all that snow requires a little help. This authoritative guide provides complete details on a prime selection of 81 diverse snowshoe routes.
Choices range from easy, relatively level routes for beginners or families, on up to backcountry, less-defined routes that often include steep elevation gains or require winter-survival and basic mountaineering skills. Each route description includes vital access information, plus estimated time, elevation gain and loss, best time to go, and maps to carry. Introductory material includes information on equipment, technique, clothing, camping, avalanche awareness, and winter safety.