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    Ultimate Skiing
    Ultimate Skiing
    by Ron LeMaster
    Paperback from Human Kinetics
    ISBN: 0736079599

    Break through to the next level of ski performance! Renowned instructor, coach, and ski technique expert Ron LeMaster takes you beyond The Skier's Edge by improving, expanding, and enhancing that seminal work. The result, Ultimate Skiing, will help you master the mechanics of great skiing as never before--explaining how it's done, showing how it looks, and describing how it feels.

    LeMaster has made Ultimate Skiing a comprehensive manual on ski technique. Learn how skis interact with the snow and how best to manipulate your skis, boots, and poles on the steepest slopes, in monster mogul fields, and through the deepest powder. Technique tips and kinesthetic cues help translate the sensation of each movement.

    Throughout, LeMaster incorporates his one-of-a-kind, full-color photo montages and 3-D diagrams to take you onto the slopes and into the action. These phenomenal images capture some of the world's greatest skiers while illustrating the correct techniques for every condition and terrain.

    To get the most out of your skiing potential, you need the ultimate in ski instruction. You need Ultimate Skiing.

     
    The New Guide to Skiing: A Step-by-Step Guide in Color, Revised Edition
    The New Guide to Skiing: A Step-by-Step Guide in Color, Revised Edition
    by Martin Heckelman
    Paperback from W. W. Norton & Company
    ISBN: 0393319660

    By one of the world's leading instructors, a step-by-step guide to mastering the new shaped skis.
    Fat boys, carving skis, cross skis, extreme shaped skis: that is the new language of alpine skiing. This best-selling classic has been completely rewritten to explain what makes the shaped skis so revolutionary--and so exciting, especially for beginners. With over 300 specially commissioned color photographs showing step by step how to turn and how to maintain control easily under all conditions, and with its clear text, this is the book for a new generation of alpine skiers. Featuring more than eighty unique stop-action photographic sequences, The New Guide to Skiing shows how to ski with greater ease, precision, and control while obtaining optimum performance from shaped skis. Based on the newest and least stressful methods, it demonstrates how to deal with skiing off trail or in deep powder and illustrates the eleven specific turns needed to master difficult conditions, including ice and moguls. 300 color photographs

     
    The Essential Guide to Skiing: 201 Things Every Skier Must Know
    The Essential Guide to Skiing: 201 Things Every Skier Must Know
    by Ron LeMaster
    Paperback from Peak Sports Press
    ISBN: 0974625418
    The Essential Guide to Skiing is no rehash of the standard "how to ski" books, simply updated with newer pictures of newer equipment and clothing. Nor is it "Skiing for Dummies." Instead, it is a comprehensive book packed with authoritative advice on every aspect of the sport. For novices, there is information on how to walk in ski boots, when and where to rent equipment, and where to attach a lift ticket. Experienced skiers can learn how to find the shortest lift lines to the best slopes, discover the best goggle lens colors for flat light, and uncover the best powder stashes even when the mountain looks skied out. Other subjects range from the financial (finding the cheapest lift tickets) to the mundane (evaluating the fiber content of a pair of ski socks) to the creative (how to take great action pictures and videos). Extensive black-and-white photographs add to the fun.
     
    Inner Skiing: Revised Edition
    Inner Skiing: Revised Edition
    by W. Timothy Gallwey
    Paperback from Random House
    Media Published: 1997-
    ISBN: 0679778276

    A New, Completely Revised Edition of the Classic Guide to Better Skiing
    Have you been searching for a way to overcome your fear, trust your instincts, and ski to your greatest potential? Inner Skiing will help you do all this and more. In this newly updated edition of the skiing classic, W. Timothy Gallwey and Robert Kriegel offer advice on and examples of how to gain the "inner" self-confidence needed to ski well and have fun on the slopes.
    Inner Skiing will help you:
    Focus on each step of a particular technique (like the parallel turn), then put it all together so that the motion seems effortless
    Analyze your fears to distinguish between healthy fear and unnecessary fear that you can overcome
    Achieve "breakthrough" runs in which you experience natural and coordinated movements
    Move to the next level in your skiing ability and feel in control
    Gallwey and Kriegel are two of the leading innovators in sports, and this new edition refines the techniques they have perfected over their long careers. Their easy-to-follow examples and anecdotes will help skiers of all abilities--from beginner to expert.
    Inner Skiing will change the way you ski.

    While on the slopes, take advantage of your most powerful muscle. The authors teach skiers how to relax, concentrate, banish unnecessary fears--and enjoy themselves. This revised edition of the skiing classic will give you the self-confidence to excel on the slopes and beyond.

     
    All-Mountain Skier : The Way to Expert Skiing
    All-Mountain Skier : The Way to Expert Skiing
    by R. Elling
    Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    ISBN: 007140841X

    "Covers more information than a week's worth of private lessons."­­Ski magazine

    The All-Mountain Skier helps skiers advance their skills with a foolproof, self-instructional program for mastering advanced techniques in even the most challenging conditions. Drawing from his extensive experience as a ski professional, instructor Mark Elling delivers essential advice and information­­including tips from other expert skiers­­to help readers perform like pros.

     
    Harald Harb s Essentials of Skiing: The Fastest Way to Master the Slopes
    Harald Harb's Essentials of Skiing: The Fastest Way to Master the Slopes
    by Harald Harb
    Paperback from Hatherleigh Press
    Media Published: 2010-
    ISBN: 1578263646

    Learn the key steps to skiing perfection and master the mountain.
    Harald Harb, inventor of the Primary Movement Teaching System, has already helped thousands of professional and recreational skiers achieve ski mastery. Now, Harb reveals the basic lessons that will give you immediate improvements at any level.
    This easy-to-use yet powerful program is proven to create success on the slopes, whether you are a coach, racer, recreational skier, or just starting out. With in-depth descriptions and clear, detailed photos, these techniques and exercises will benefit all skiers.
    Harald Harb's Essentials of Skiing will show you how to:
    * Perfectly coordinate your upper and lower body movements
    * Increase your balancing ability
    * Expertly control speed, carving arcs, flexing and tipping
    * Much, much more
    Whether you have never strapped on a pair of skis or hit the slopes every weekend, Harald Harb's Essentials of Skiing is your guarantee of skiing success.
    Bonus FREE video offer included with purchase: Get the latest video coaching from Harald Harb with the special video offer. Details provided inside the book to unlock your free skiing video companion to Essentials of Skiing.
     
    Total Skiing
    Total Skiing
    by Chris Fellows
    Paperback from Human Kinetics
    ISBN: 0736083650

    What type of skier are you? What are your strengths? What are your weaknesses? How can you improve your skills and your downhill experience? Total Skiing was developed specifically to help you answer those questions.

    Author and renowned ski instructor Chris Fellows shares his proven pyramid program for assessing skills and creating your skiing profile. Step by step, you'll identify exercises to enhance those skills and create a personal training program to improve functional movement, including stability and mobility, ski-specific fitness, essential ski techniques, and tactics for performance on all terrains.

    Total Skiing also includes sample programs for each skier type that offers guidance from preseason to postseason with dry-land and on-snow drills for foundational, intermediate, and advanced performance solutions.

    Whether you are looking to polish your skills, conquer the new terrain, or compete on circuit, Total Skiing is your total guide to exhilarating all-mountain skiing!

     
    Instant Karma: The Heart and Soul of a Ski Bum
    Instant Karma: The Heart and Soul of a Ski Bum
    by Wayne K. Sheldrake
    Paperback from Ghost Road Press
    ISBN: 0979625505

    With the beauty and precision of a poet, Wayne Sheldrake examines his place in the close community of ski bums, people who give up normality to live on their own terms. Sheldrake's is a life of recklessness and restlessness, dedicated to adventure, courage, and the joy of second and third chances. He maps the hidden trails of virgin snow and conjures the rush of hucking off cornices and skiing blind in sudden snowstorms with exacting detail, all the while seeking to understand the bonds of romance, friendship, and learning to let go. In Sheldrake's universe, instant karma is what happens when we believe our grandest passion can t be separated from the everyday, and then live in accordance with that faith.
     
    The Story of Modern Skiing
    The Story of Modern Skiing
    by John Fry
    Paperback from UPNE
    ISBN: 1584658967

    This is the definitive history of the sport that has exhilarated and infatuated about 30 million Americans and Canadians over the course of the last fifty years. Consummate insider John Fry chronicles the rise of a ski culture and every aspect of the sport's development, including the emergence of the mega-resort and advances in equipment, technique, instruction, and competition.
    The Story of Modern Skiing is laced with revelations from the author's personal relationships with skiing greats such as triple Olympic gold medalists Toni Sailer and Jean-Claude Killy, double gold medalist and environmental champion Andrea Mead Lawrence, first women's World Cup winner Nancy Greene, World Alpine champion Billy Kidd, Sarajevo gold and silver medalists Phil and Steve Mahre, and industry pioneers such as Vail founder Pete Seibert, metal ski designer Howard Head, and plastic boot inventor Bob Lange. Fry writes authoritatively of alpine skiing in North America and Europe, of Nordic skiing, and of newer variations in the sport: freestyle skiing, snowboarding, and extreme skiing. He looks closely at skiing's relationship to the environment, its portrayal in the media, and its response to social and economic change.
    Maps locating major resorts, records of ski champions, and a timeline, bibliography, glossary, and index of names and places make this the definitive work on modern skiing. Skiers of all ages and abilities will revel in this lively tale of their sport's heritage.
     
    The Art of Skiing: Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport
    The Art of Skiing: Vintage Posters from the Golden Age of Winter Sport
    by Jenny De Gex
    Hardcover from Universe
    Media Published: 2006-
    ISBN: 0789315157

    This book is a must-have gift for anyone interested in skiing or in the art of the poster. Organized by country, it features the world's foremost winter sport by drawing on an unparalleled collection of 800 vintage posters and paintings. Amassed by Mason Beekley over a lifetime dedicated to the celebration of all things skiing, the collection is now housed at the Mammoth Ski Museum in California and open to the public. In the 1910s and 1920s, skiing became the "in" thing among the young and the fashionable, who made such glamorous resorts like St. Moritz, Chamonix, and Garmisch famous. Like car racing, skiing was one of the sports that defined the twentieth-century's notion of the modern. It combined fast-paced action with the need to appear in stylish, sporty yet appropriate attire. Since it took place away from everyday urban life in remote and breathtaking mountain locations, it also combined the romance of travel with the stylishness of après-ski social life and ski chalet rusticity. Even in the steamship era, skiing quickly jumped the Atlantic and spawned such now famous ski resorts such as Vermont's Stowe, Colorado's Aspen, and Canada's Banff and Whistler (all featured here in their pre-war glamour). The book is rounded out by chapters on the contemporary skiing scene and on skiing fashion.
     
    Advanced Skiing (Adventure Sports)
    Marty Hurn
    Paperback - 240 pages 2nd edition (November 1992)
    Mountaineers Books; ISBN: 0898863333

    Adventure Guide to Mount Rainier : Hiking, Climbing, and Skiing in Mount Rainier National Park
    Jeff Smoot
    Listed under Washington
     

    All-Mountain Skier : The Way to Expert Skiing
    by R. Mark Elling, Brian Elling, Kirk Devoll
    Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
     
    All-Terrain Skiing
    Dan Egan, Mihaela Fera-Egan (Contributor)
    Paperback

    Allen & Mike's Really Cool Telemark Tips : 109 Amazing Tips to Improve Your Tele-Skiing
    Mike Clelland, Allen O'Bannon
    Paperback

    Allen and Mike's Really Cool Backcountry Ski Book : Traveling and Camping Skills for a Winter
    Allen O'Bannon, Mike Clelland (Illustrator)
    Paperback

    Alpine Ski Maintenance and Repair
    Seth Masia
    Paperback / Published 1989

    Alpine Skiing : Steps to Success (Steps to Success Series)
    John Yacenda
    Paperback / Published 1992

    Alpine Trailblazer : Where to Hike, Ski, Bike, Pack, and Fish in and Around Alpine County
    Jerry Sprout, et al
    Paperback


    The Athletic Skier
    Warren Witherell, David Evrard
    Paperback - 241 pages (December 1993)
    Johnson Books; ISBN: 1555661173

    Backcountry Skier
    Jean Vives
    Paperback

    Backcountry Skiing Adventures: Classic Ski & Snowboard Tours in Maine & New Hampshire
    David Goodman
    Paperback

    Basic Essentials Snowboarding
    John McMullen
    Listed under Snowboarding

    The Best Family Ski Vacations in North America
    Laura Sutherland
    Paperback

    Bold Tracks : Teaching Adaptive Skiing
    Hal O'Leary
    Paperback
     

    Breakthrough on the New Skis 3 Ed: Say Goodbye to the Intermediate Blues
    by Lito Tejada-Flores
    Paperback from Velo Press
     
    Cold Smoke : Skiers Remember Montana's Bear Canyon and Bridger Bowl
    Edna Berg(Editor), Annie Cicale (Editor)
    Paperback

    Colorado Tenth Mountain Huts and Trails: The Official Guide to America's Largest Backcountry Ski Hut System
    Listed under Colorado Travel Books

    The Complete Guide to Cross-Country Ski Preparation
    Nat Brown, Natalie Brown-Gutnik
    Published 1999

    A Complete Guide to Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument : For Hiking, Skiing, Climbing & Nature Viewing
    Klindt Vielbig
    Listed under Washington

    The Complete Snowboarder
    Jeff Bennett, Scott Downey (Contributor)
    Listed under Snowboarding

    Cross Country Skiing in Yosemite (Skiing Guides)
    Tim Messick
    Paperback
    Special Order

    Cross-Country Skiing (Basic Essentials Series)
    Moynier John, John Moynier
    Paperback

    Cross Country Northeast
    John R. Fitzgerald
    Paperback

    The Cross Country Ski, Cook, Look & Pleasure Book
    Hal Painter / Paperback

    Cross Country Skiing in Northern New Mexico
    Kay Matthews
    Paperback / Published 1986

    Cross Country Skiing in Southern California
    Eugene Mezereny / Paperback / Published 1993

    The Cross-Country Primer
    Laurie Gullion / Paperback / Published 1990

    Cross-Country Ski Tours : Washington's North Cascades (2nd Edition)
    Tom Kirkendall, et al
    Listed under Washington

    Cross-Country Ski Vacations: A Guide to the Best Resorts, Lodges, and Groomed Trails in North America
    Jonathan Wiesel
    Paperback

    Cross-Country Skiing
    Ned Gillette, John Dostal
    Paperback / Published 1989

    Cross-Country Skiing : A Complete Guide (Trailside Series)
    Brian Cazeneuve
    Paperback / Published 1995

    Cross-Country Skiing and Snowshoeing, Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley
    Warren Ohlrich / Paperback

    Cross-Country Skiing for Everyone
    Jules Older
    Paperback

    Dawson's Guide to Colorado's Fourteeners, Volume 2, the Southern Peaks
    Louis W., II Dawson(Preface), Michael Kennedy
    Paperback / Published 1995

    Downhill Slide : Why the Corporate Ski Industry Is Bad for Skiing, Ski Towns, and the Environment
    by Hal Clifford
    Paperback from Sierra Club Books

     

    The Essential Cross-Country Skier
    The Essential Cross-Country Skier
    by Rick Lovett, Paul Petersen, John Morton
    Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
     
    Climb to Conquer : The Untold Story of WWII's 10th Mountain Division Ski Troops
    by Peter Shelton
    Hardcover from Scribner
    28 October, 2003
     
    Ski Faster: Lisa Feinberg Densmore's Guide to High Performance Skiing and Racing
    by Lisa Feinberg Densmore
    Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    24 August, 1999
     
    Mammoth: The Sierra Legend
    by Martin Forstenzer, Warren Miller
    Hardcover from Mountain Sports Press
     
    Ski Skating With Champions: How to Ski With Least Energy
    by Einar Svensson
    Paperback from Einar Svensson
     

    Essential Skiing : A Bible for Beginning Skiers
    Herb Gordon / Paperback

    Exploring the Coast Mountains on Skis : A Guidebook to Mountain Ski Touring in Southwestern British Columbia
    John Baldwin / Paperback

    Fitness Cross-Country Skiing (Fitness Spectrum Series)
    Steven E. Gaskill
    Paperback

    Fodor's Skiing USA : The Guide for Skiers and Snowboarders
    Clive Hobson
    Paperback

    For the Love of Skiing: A Visual History of Skiing
    Alan K. Engen
    Hardcover

    From Skisport to Skiing : One Hundred Years of an American Sport, 1840-1940
    John B. Allen
    Hardcover / Published 1993

    From Skisport to Skiing : One Hundred Years of an American Sport, 1840-1940
    John B. Allen
    Paperback

    From Tip to Tail : The Layman's Guide to Basic Alpine Ski Tuning
    David J. Rader, John F. Boyd (Illustrator)
    Paperback

    Hellroaring: Fifty Years on The Big Mountain
    Jean Arthur 
    Hellroaring: Fifty Years on The Big Mountain is a primer of histories, anecdotes, art photos and memorabilia. The memories and memorabilia belong to skiers whose ski trails and tales have etched tracks on the mountains and in the skiing community's collective consciousness for over a half century. 
    This book schusses alongside some of the earliest Montana skiers. Their pioneering winter voyages to the peaks of the Whitefish Mountain Range in the early 1930s were precursors to the mass escapades into the wintry mountains decades later. 
    Paperback

    High-Performance Skiing
    John Yacenda, Tim Ross (Contributor)
    Paperback


    How the Racers Ski
    by Warren Witherell, Doug Smith
    Paperback (February 1988)
    W W Norton & Co; ISBN: 0393303446

    Mammoth: The Sierra Legend
    by Martin Forstenzer, Warren Miller
    Book Description: California's Mammoth Mountain lives up to its name snowfalls are epic, and its vast acreage can be explored by skiers and snowboarders for days. With 150 color and 50 black-and-white photographs, this beautifully illustrated book portrays the resort's evolution from one man's dream to the ranks of the top ten ski resorts in the U.S.
    Hardcover from Mountain Sports Press

    Powder Burn: Arson, Money, and Mystery on Vail Mountain
    by Daniel Glick
    On the face of it, this is the story of unsolved arson at a high-glamour resort, a mystery packed with suspects that range from crusty ski bums to radical tree huggers to the resort's own corporate honchos. But underlying this entertaining true-life plot is a greater theme that is playing out across America. Here, tensions mount between the progress-minded shareholders of Vail Resorts Inc., environmentalists, and locals who simply pine for the days when they weren't priced out of having a meal--or a life--in Vail, Colorado. Elsewhere, similar hostility brews over conflicting interests in pricey tourist regions like Taos, New Mexico; the Florida Keys; and the Hamptons of New York. So while Powder Burn is an intriguing tale on its own, it also serves as a snapshot of our country as it struggles with its final growing pains. The modern corporatization of Vail Mountain is in direct contrast to its past, when a hard-drinking fellow could ride his horse into a bar and turn himself into local legend. Daniel Glick, a special correspondent for Newsweek, masterfully uses his reporter's eye for detail to deliver the spirit and breathtaking scenery of the Rocky Mountain West. He introduces personalities in rapid-fire succession, but, to his credit, the reader never feels overwhelmed or confused. The descriptions are so vivid--from the environmentalist tracking lynx paw prints through the snow to the vacationing company president staking out a Disney World pay phone as he receives updates on the 1998 fire's damage--that they remain fixed in the reader's mind as the story unfolds. It's a story that makes interesting reading for skiers, environmentalists, or anyone intrigued by the unfolding drama in our last wild places. --Jodi Mailander Farrell - Amazon.com
    Hardcover: 288 pages
    Public Affairs; ISBN: 1586480030; (January 19, )

    Ski Pioneers: Ernie Blake, His Friends, & the Making of Taos Ski Valley
    by Rick Richards (Editor)
    (Hardcover)

    Ski Skating With Champions: How to Ski With Least Energy
    by Einar Svensson
    (Paperback)

    Ski Faster: Lisa Feinberg Densmore's Guide to High Performance Skiing and Racing
    by Lisa Feinberg Densmore
    Paperback from International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    24 August, 1999
     

    Ski Snowboard America and Canada 2004
    Ski Snowboard America and Canada 2004
    by Charles A, Leocha
    Paperback from World Leisure
     
    Ski the Whole Mountain: How to Ski Any Condition at Any Time
    Ski the Whole Mountain: How to Ski Any Condition at Any Time
    by Eric Deslauriers, Rob Deslauriers, Hank Devre
    Book Description: Eric and Rob DesLauriers are the perfect athletes to teach someone how to ski the entire mountain †not just the easy trails but steeps, bumps, and difficult snow. The authors are among the best-known extreme skiers in North America and have appeared in 23 ski movies. Over the past 15 years they have not only pushed the envelope of extreme skiing but have discovered a simple yet radical way to teach it, focusing on three basic moves. The result: beautiful, controlled skiing turns in any condition from powder to Sierra cement. In addition, Ski the Whole Mountain provides safe and effective difficult terrain skiing techniques, including basic avalanche awareness and safety, and features 200 full-color photographs of actual terrain challenges and the keys to skiing them effectively.
    Paperback from Mountain Sports Press
     
    Skiing and the Art of Carving
    by Ellen Post Foster, Alan Schonberger (Photographer), Mike Porter
    Paperback - 272 pages
    Turning Point Ski Foundation; ISBN: 0964739038

    Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard
    by Jill A. Fredston, et al
    (Paperback)

    Ski the High Trail -- World War II Ski Troopers In the High Colorado Rockies
    by Harris Dusenbery, Wilson P. Ware
    Listed under Mountain Troops
     

    Tao of Skiing : Aide Memoire for Cross-Country Skiing Aficionados
    Tao of Skiing : Aide Memoire for Cross-Country Skiing Aficionados (The Way to learn to Cross Country Ski)
    by Lise Meloche, David McMahon
    CD-ROM from Cold Fusion Heavy Industries
     
    Top Ski Resorts of the World
    Top Ski Resorts of the World
    by Arnie Wilson
    Hardcover from Barrons Educational Series
     
    2004 NCAA Men's and Women's Skiing Rules
    by Marty Benson
    Paperback from National Collegiate Athletic Association

    Vail: Triumph of a Dream
    by Peter W. Seibert, et al
    (Hardcover)
     

    Where To Ski and Snowboard Worldwide: The Reuters Guide
    Where To Ski and Snowboard Worldwide: The Reuters Guide
    by Chris Gill, Dave Watts
    Paperback from Publishers' Group West
     
    Winter Trails: Colorado: The Best Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Trails (Winter Trails Series)
    by Andy Lightbody, Tari Lightbody
    Listed under Colorado Travel Books

    Winter Trails New York: The Best Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Trails
    by Johanna Farra, et al
    Listed under New York

    The New Summit Hiker and Ski Touring Guide
    by Mary Ellen Gilliland
    (Spiral-bound)
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    Ski Colorado: Complete Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding
    by James D. Durdy
    (Paperback)
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    The Complete Encyclopedia of Skiing, 3rd Edition
    Robert C. Barnes
    Paperback
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    Cross Country Skiing USA
    Leon J. Ferrari / Paperback
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    The High Mountains of the Alps
    by Helmut Dumler, et al
    (Hardcover)
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    The Catskills : A Cross-Country Skiing Guide
    George V. Quinn
    Paperback
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    The Chuting Gallery
    Andrew, F McLean / Paperback
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    The American Alpine Journal (Serial)
    The American Alpine Club, et al / Paperback
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Skiing
    Claire Walter, Billy Kidd
    Paperback
    Out of Print - Try Used Books

    The Complete Winter Sports Safety Manual : Staying Safe & Warm Snowshoeing, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling & Camping
    Bern Dreissman
    Paperback
    Out of Print - Try Used Books


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