About the Author
Martin Volken is the owner of Pro Ski Service and Pro Guiding Service and is an IFMGA -certified Swiss Mountain
Guide. In addition, Volken is an instructor/examiner for the AMGA ski mountaineering program and a gear designer for top brands of skis and outdoor clothing. He is also the co-author of the best-selling Backcountry Skiing, which is the primary reference for many wilderness ski and snowboard courses.
Martin lives with his family in North Bend, Washington.