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by Michael Jeneid

  • ISBN: 0899972462
  • Author: Michael Jeneid
  • ePub ver: 1986 kb
  • Fb2 ver: 1986 kb
  • Rating: 4.2 of 5
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 161
  • Publisher: Wilderness Pr; 1 edition (January 30, 2000)
  • Formats: docx mobi mbr lrf
  • Category: Sport
  • Subcategory: Winter Sports
epub Cross-Country Skiing California: Groomed Trails and Where to Stay, from Mount Shasta to Kings Canyon download

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This combination how-to and trail guide covers virtually all of Northern California's groomed cross-country ski areas. Photos demonstrate ski techniques and reveal the beauty of the 22 areas covered.

Cross-Country Skiing California book. This combination how-to and trail guide covers virtually all of Northern California's groomed cross-country ski areas

Cross-Country Skiing California book. This combination how-to and trail guide covers virtually all of Northern California's groomed cross-country ski areas.

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You'll also find some great local park options, like Mount Shasta City Park. Ready for some activity? There are 17 moderate trails in Mount Shasta ranging from . to 1. miles and from 3,425 to 8,175 feet.

Among winter sports, cross-country skiing has the highest percentage of. .Adjacent is a cross-country ski area with 80K of trails, often groomed with set trails for each weekend.

Among winter sports, cross-country skiing has the highest percentage of women, 45 percent, of all ages, according to an industry survey. From Tahoe south to the central Sierra, and north to Shasta, here are 10 great destinations to cross-country ski, ranging from organized groom runs with set trails to freelance-style treks to world-class views. Another option is nearby Kirkwood Meadow, located right along Highway 88 near Carson Pass.

Cross-country Ski Areas in Mount Shasta. Mount Shasta is the Crown Jewel here in Northern California with so much to see and do. Hiking Trails in Mount Shasta. Gear Rentals in Mount Shasta. Kayaking & Canoeing in Mount Shasta.

The ski resort covers 3,170 acres, with 100 well-groomed trails that areĀ . The longest run extends for . 5 miles. Cross-country skiers will also enjoy the many scenic trails.

The majority (60 percent) of the runs are intermediate, 13 percent are beginner runs, and 27 percent are advanced. The longest run stretches for . miles. Those staying overnight will feel pampered at Sugar Bowl's old-fashioned European-style lodge that features ski-in, ski-out accommodations and a fine-dining restaurant that serves gourmet cuisine in an elegant setting. Steps away from the lodge are the ski slopes, nestled into the side of the mountain.

Kings Canyon is not to be missed if you are travelling to the 'Red Centre. The rim walk is worth the first steep climb to see so many beautiful views that just keep popping up along the walk. We went in late afternoon, after driving from Alice Springs (began around 3pm - Winter) and got the beautiful soft light towards the end of our walk around 5:30pm. Very authentic experience with friendly Australian and International staff. Close to Kings Canyon, small cafe/shop and hot shower. Lauren Smith Australia.

When author Michael Jeneid moved west to start the Sierra Club's Cross-Country Ski School at the Clair Tappaan Lodge he discovered that California is one of the premier ski areas in the country. Now, after years of investigation and research, he has compiled a book detailing California's major cross-country ski areas and local resort, hotel and lodge accommodations.

This combination how-to and trail guidebook covers virtually all of California's groomed cross-country ski areas. The trails were selected for their variety and the accommodations that surround them. Photos demonstrate turn techniques and show the beauty of the 22 areas covered.

Author Michael Jeneid is a fully certified P.S.I.A. cross-country instructor. He has raced in all of the major ski marathons of Europe and has twice skied Canada's 100-mile marathon, the Coureurs de Bois. He is also the author of Adventure Kayaking: Trips from the Russian River to Monterey.


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