Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski Tours in New England and New York by David GoodmanBest Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski Tours in New England and New York by David Goodman

Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski Tours in New England and New York

byDavid Goodman

Paperback | October 5, 2010

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From the author of the "Bible of Eastern Backcountry Skiing" comes the most up-to-date resource for exploring the backcountry ski trails of the Northeast. This book features 50 trips through New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, and Massachusetts, including extensive coverage of Tuckerman Ravine, the Catamount Trail, Jackrabbit Trail, the historic Thunderbolt Ski Trail, as well as backcountry huts and lodge-to-lodge skiing in Maine's 100-Mile Wilderness. You'll learn how to prepare for your adventure with helpful references on when to go, what to bring, and must-have backcountry safety skills. Each trip is complete with a description, distance, elevation, topographic map, difficulty rating, directions, and other tools to help plan your adventure. Whether you're a seasoned Nordic or telemark skier looking for a new challenge, or a resort skier ready to take on the backcountry, this book will help you expertly navigate the Northeast in winter.

David Goodman, an award-winning writer, skier, and mountaineer, has written for numerous national publications, including SKI Magazine and Backcountry. He is the author of Backcountry Skiing Adventures Vermont and New York and Backcountry Skiing Adventures: Classic Ski and Snowboard Tours in Maine and New Hampshire.
Title:Best Backcountry Skiing in the Northeast: 50 Classic Ski Tours in New England and New YorkFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:October 5, 2010Publisher:Appalachian Mountain Club BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1934028142

ISBN - 13:9781934028148

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Table of Contents


i. The Northeastern Renaissance

ii. The Tours

iii. The New England Ski Season

iv. Backcountry Snowboarding

v. Clothing and equipment

vi. Mountaineering Skills & Avalanches

vii. First Aid

SECTION II. New Hampshire

1. Mt. Cardigan

2. Mt. Monadnock

3. Mt. Moosilauke

4. Mt. Chocorua

5. Cannon Mountain

6. Mt. Garfield

7. Carter Notch Hut Tours

8. Wildcat Valley Trail

9. Doublehead Ski Trail

Mt Washington Region

10. Avalanche Brook Trail

11. Pinkham Notch Tours

12. Gulf of Slides

13. Sherburne Ski Trail

14. Tuckerman Ravine

15. Great Gulf

16. Oakes Gulf

Pemigewasset Wilderness Region

17. Zealand Falls Hut Tour

18. Zealand Notch Tours

19. Pemigewasset River Tours

20. Greeley Ponds

21. Easy Day Trips in the White Mountains


22. Stratton Pond

23. Skyline Trail

24. Mt. Moosalamoo

25. Breadloaf Wilderness/ Norske Trail

26. Woodward Mountain Trail

27. Bolton-Trapp Trail

28. The Long Trail - Monroe Skyline

29. Camel's Hump

30. Lake Willoughby

31. Big Jay

Mt Mansfield Region

32. Bruce Trail

33. Teardrop Trail

34. Skytop Trail

35. Steeple Trail

36. Nebraska Notch


37. Acadia National Park

38. Camden Hills State Park

39. Katahdin & Baxter State Park

40. 100 Mile Wilderness (AMC Medawisla Lodge)

41. Grand Canyon of Maine (AMC Little Lyford Lodge)

42. Maine Huts


The Adirondacks: A Ski History

43. Jackrabbit Trail

44. Camp Peggy O'Brien Hut Tour

45. Wright Peak Ski Trail

46. Avalanche Pass & Lake Colden

47. Mt. Marcy

SECTION VI. Massachusetts

48. Thunderbolt Ski Trail

Back matter


Appendix A

Outdoor & Instructional Organizations

Appendix B

Recommended Reading

Appendix C

Emergency Contacts