Pre-order our Guidebook – Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Colorado
(Last Updated On: October 8, 2017)
Yep, we’ve been hinting at it for a long time. We have been writing a guidebook. After 2 seasons of research, and one year of a lot of writing and editing, Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Colorado is finally done!
It started back in the summer of 2014 when Mountaineers Books approached us to write a guidebook which featured routes throughout the state of Colorado. The result is a list of 102 routes which span from the San Juans to the Sangre de Cristos and north to the Park Range and everything in between. We even featured a couple of routes in lesser known regions of the Flat Tops and Grand Mesa. This book has the full gamut of backcountry ski explorations, from mid-winter powder runs to challenging and remote ski mountaineering lines, our guidebook should entertain skiers of all levels and abilities. Some of our included routes are “classics” while others are far more off the beaten path. Of course, those lesser known routes can also be the most fun! Some routes even feature “Extra Credit”, where we entice skiers to check out another line or another zone close by, but leave it up to the rider to figure out the details.
Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Colorado is planned to be on shelves in stores in November. When that happens, we will also be selling it on our website. For now, you can pre-order your book from Mountaineers Books (below) or Amazon.
Pre-order your Guidebook Now!
If you pre-order your guidebook in the next few weeks you’ll get 20% off! All you need to do is find our book on the Mountaineers website, and enter the code COCOPUFFS.
We owe a lot to those who have helped us with this guidebook. We worked with about a dozen people at Mountaineers to make this happen. But, thanks goes out to those who came on explorations with us (some of them failed), those who gave us valuable information about regions we did not know, and those who provided us with other guidance as well. This guidebook has two names on it as the authors, but at least 50 people contributed to the making of this book. We could not have done this without each and every one of them. You know who you are, and most of you are even in the book!
Brittany Walker Konsella
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2 thoughts on “Pre-order our Guidebook – Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: Colorado”
I have a quick question about this book – once I saw it I got super excited! I love your routes, posts, and reviews. I’m wondering, how will your book differ from :Classic Colorado Ski Descents”? Is there much overlap? I have that on order but once I saw this it made me wonder if I should get both or return the Classic Descents book? Thanks!
We haven’t seen that book yet, so we can’t speak to how much overlap there might be. But we’re pretty excited about our book and we’re sure you’ll love it ?