Books

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Ski Faster! Guide to Ski Racing and High Performance Skiing - 2nd Edition
Ski Faster! 2nd Edition
(Rocky Fork Media, 2016)

A to Z on the sport of alpine ski racing for anyone wishing to carve better turns and ski like a pro through gates.

  • The basics of a high performance turn
  • Gear advice, technique and tactics for slalom, giant slalom, Super G and downhill
  • Insider tips
  • Freeskiing drills to improve your skiing skills
  • Physical fitness for skiing in the off-season
  • How to tune and wax skis
  • Mental preparation
  • How to start and finish faster
  • Entertaining anecdotes
  • Dozens of photos and illustrations

Ski Faster! 2nd Edition
Guide to Ski Racing and High Performance Skiing
Price: $29.95Qty:

Hiking The Adirondack Mountains
HIKING THE ADIRONDACKS, 2nd Edition
(FalconGuides, 2017)

Forty-seven of the finest hikes throughout New York's Adirondack Park.

  • Full color with loads of beautiful photos!
  • Hikes for every ability level.
  • Detailed trail descriptions with mile-by-mile cues and a view guide for every lookout.
  • The best routes to alpine mountain tops, fire towers, scenic lakes and rivers, and other backcountry points of interest.
  • Interesting historical and geological information for each route.
  • Easy-to-read trail maps.
  • Clear directions to each trailhead.
HIKING THE ADIRONDACKS, 2nd Edition Price: $24.95Qty:

Best Easy Day Hikes Adirondacks
Best Easy Day Hikes Adirondacks, 2nd Edition
(FalconGuides, 2017)

Twenty-two of the finest day hikes throughout New York's Adirondack Park, not only the High Peaks Region, but the rest of the park as well.

  • Casual hikes and half-day adventures.
  • Hikes for every age and ability level.
  • Detailed trail descriptions with mile-by-mile cues.
  • The best routes to alpine mountain tops, fire towers, scenic lakes and rivers, and other backcountry points of interest.
  • Interesting historical and geological information for each route.
  • Easy-to-read trail maps.
  • Clear directions to each trailhead.
  • GPS coordinates
  • Trail Finder for the best hikes for children, dogs, views, wildlflowers, fire towers, and fall foliage
Best Easy Day Hikes Adirondacks, 2nd Edition Price: $12.95Qty:

Backpacker Magazine's Predicting Adirondack Weather: Forecasting, Planning And Preparation
BACKPACKER MAGAZINE'S PREDICTING WEATHER: FORECASTING, PLANNING AND PREPARATION
(Globe Pequot, 2010)

Part of Backpacker's "Backcountry Basics" series, this book is must-have for every backcountry traveler.

  • Predict the weather and when it will reach you from cloud formations and other natural cues.
  • Learn how to best deal with extreme weather in the backcountry.
  • Tips that will make your hiking, paddling and camping experiences more enjoyable no matter the weather.
  • Debunk weather wives tales.
  • Loads of beautiful COLOR photos by Lisa Ballard.

Backpacker Magazine's Predicting Weather:
Forecasting, Planning And Preparation
Price: $12.95Qty:

Hiking The White Mountains
HIKING THE WHITE MOUNTAINS
(FalconGuides, 2010)

Forty of finest hikes in White Mountain National Forest, including the high points of the Appalachian Trail, plus Grand Monadnock and several favorites along the Connecticut River Valley.

  • Hikes for every ability level.
  • Detailed trail descriptions with mile-by-mile cues and a view guide for every lookout.
  • The best routes to alpine mountain tops, fire towers, iconic waterfalls and other backcountry points of interest.
  • Interesting historical and geological information for each route.
  • Easy-to-read trail maps.
  • Clear directions to each trailhead.
  • Loads of beautiful photos by Lisa Ballard.
Hiking The White Mountains Price: $18.95Qty:

Hiking The Green Mountains
HIKING THE GREEN MOUNTAINS
(FalconGuides, 2009)

This guidebook cherry-picks 35 of Vermont's finest backcountry destinations, including the best routes on the Long Trail.

  • Hikes for every ability level.
  • Detailed trail descriptions with mile-by-mile cues and a view guide for every lookout.
  • The best routes to panoramic alpine mountain tops, iconic waterfalls, historic fire towers, and pristine lakes and ponds
  • Easy-to-read trails maps
  • Clear directions to trailheads
  • Entertaining information on the natural and human history of the Green Mountains in general and for each hike.
  • Tips to make your hikes more enjoyable and safe.
  • Loaded with beautiful photos by Lisa Ballard
Hiking The Green Mountains Price: $16.95Qty:

Best Hikes With Dogs: New Hampshire & Vermont
BEST HIKES WITH DOGS: NEW HAMPSHIRE & VERMONT
(The Mountaineers Books, 2005)

The first guidebook to dog-friendly and dog-fun hikes in New Hampshire and Vermont!

  • More than 50 dog-suitable trails throughout both states
  • Routes are rated 1-4 paws to show difficulty for both dog owners and their four-legged friends
  • The best routes to panoramic alpine mountain tops, iconic waterfalls, historic fire towers, and pristine lakes and ponds
  • Easy-to-read trails maps
  • Clear directions to trailheads
  • Loaded with beautiful photos by Lisa Ballard

Clear and comprehensive, this is the guide for backcountry canine adventures in the Northeast. - Green Mountain Club

Crammed with information...Here is the resource for anyone who wants to experience the joys of hiking with a four-legged friend. - Applachian Mountain Club

For each copy of "Best Hikes with Dogs: New Hampshire & Vermont" ordered through this website, Lisa will donate $1.00 to Dogs for Deaf and Disabled Americans (NEADS).

Best Hikes With Dogs: New Hampshire & Vermont Price: $16.95Qty:

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