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Skiing Colorado"s backcountry

Brian Litz

Skiing Colorado"s backcountry

northern mountains, trails & tours

by Brian Litz

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Published by Fulcrum in Golden, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado
    • Subjects:
    • Cross-country ski trails -- Colorado -- Guidebooks.,
    • Colorado -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [301].

      StatementBrian Litz & Kurt Lankford ; [foreword by Richard D. Lamm].
      ContributionsLankford, Kurt, 1959-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV854.5.C6 L58 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination299, [7] p. :
      Number of Pages299
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2210783M
      ISBN 101555910440
      LC Control Number89033451
      OCLC/WorldCa19670743

      For another $50, users can book a two-hour backcountry lesson. Capacity tops out at to skiers a day, with acres open for unguided climbing and schussing, and 1, acres open for guided skiing. The first few days that the hill is open will be restricted to only 50 guests. Concept-Map-Bluebird-Backcountry copy. OTS Backcountry Guide: Bolton Valley Backcountry, Northern Vermont. The Bolton Valley backcountry is some of the most-easily accessible terrain in the Northeast. Head into the backcountry yet experience all of the comforts of resort skiing at the end of the day.


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