Ultimate Skiing Adventures takes you on a skiing voyage around the planet's biggest, best and most unusual ski destinations from the huge mega-resorts of the French Alps to sailing along Iceland's north coast in search of great snow, there are exciting adventures that will appeal to everyone from novice to expert.
The inspirational descriptions of 100 locations combine Alf Alderson's personal experience with the input of experts in all aspects of skiing and mountain sports and are accompanied by stunning full-page photography from some of the world's foremost ski photographers.
This book allows you to escape onto the slopes in your own home. Perfect for planning your next ski trip or indulging in some armchair skiing of slopes that only the most adventurous will tackle. And it's not just about skiing the contents cover avalanche rescue techniques, snow science, road trips, the work of ski patrollers and resorts so remote and obscure that you may never have heard of them.
The book is divided into sections on Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, Scandinavia and the Rest of the World. Discover where you will ski next in reality or in your imagination.
Author Alf Alderson is an award-winning journalist who divides his time between the French Alps and the Pembrokeshire coast. He specialises in adventure sports and travel journalism, which has appeared in The Guardian, Daily Telegraph and a wide range of skiing magazines and websites. He has skied in over 200 destinations on every continent other than Antarctica (next on the list ). 107 colour photos.
Dimensions: 25.5 x 19.6 x 1.7 cm