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Backcountry skiing Snoqualmie Pass

Just an hour east of Seattle, Washington, Snoqualmie Pass provides easy access to rugged glaciated mountains with deep snow and terrain for anyone with strong intermediate to expert skiing skills. Here are the couloirs, the pristine open slopes, and the tree skiing that can only be found outside ski area boundaries.Swiss mountain guide, ski mountaineer, and author Martin Volken supplies information on twenty-eight single-day and multiday excursions, plus "The Forbidden Tour," a bonus tour located in the North Cascades. Trip planning, avalanches, and the duration of ascents and descents are all covered.
Print Book, English, ©2002
Globe Pequot Press, Guilford, Conn., ©2002