Mountaineers Books and Christopher Van Tilburg release Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes Oregon

Published on Monday, 20 February 2012 09:54 , Category: News Written by Chris Gallardo

Mountaineers Books and Christopher Van Tilburg (splitboard.com forum-member docwild) are proud to release their new book, Backcountry Ski and Snowboard Routes Oregon. The guide covers everything from basic hikes for new splitters to advanced hikes for experienced backcountry travelers and is a must-have for anyone looking to explore Oregon's mountains. Click this thread for a chance to win a copy too!

BACKCOUNTRY SKI & SNOWBOARD ROUTES OREGON
Author: Christopher Van Tilburg
Mountaineers Books - September 14, 2011 256 pages
5.5" X 8.5", 978-1-59485-516-0
Includes 120 black-and-white photos and 90 maps Coverage ranges from Lassen Peak up to Mount St. Helens

The first guidebook in a new Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Series from Mountaineers Books, Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Oregon describes nearly 100 of the best and most classic mountain routes that will exhilarate and challenge winter backcountry seekers. Although many of these routes are geared toward intermediate and expert skiers and boarders, there are also appropriate routes for those just getting into the backcountry for the first time. Full state coverage includes more than 30 routes on Mount Hood alone, and ranges across Mount Jefferson, the Three Sisters and Bend area, Willamette Pass and Mount Bailey, Crater Lake National Park, the southern Cascades, Steens, and the Wallowas and Blue Mountains regions.

There are also classic routes just over the borders -- Mount Shasta and Lassen Peak in Northern California and Mount St. Helens, Mount Adams, and Muir Snowfield in Washington. Many of these routes are selected for their straightforward approaches. Sections describe avalanche safety, best resources, gear, Oregon backcountry laws, and routes by best season and skill level. This is a guidebook to get snowboarders and skiers out in the mountains for quality fun!

Interested in trying the book before you buy? The following three downloads are free when you sign up for the Mountaineers Books newsletter:

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE ADVANCED ROUTE UP "MT JEFFERSON" IN SANTIAM PASS

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE INTERMEDIATE ROUTE ON "WING RIDGE' IN THE WALLOWA MOUNTAINS

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE BEGINNER TRIP ON "GLADE TRAIL" ON MT HOOD

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