- Series: Mountaineers Outdoor Expert
- Paperback: 207 pages
- Publisher: Mountaineers Books; 5 edition (October 24, 2002)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0898868912
- ISBN-13: 978-0898868913
- Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.9 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 9 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,666,079 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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This thorough guide -- itself an updated edition of the classic -- offers a range of advice. (Los Angeles Times)
"If you plan to go far on snowshoes, read this book first." (LA Daily News)
For an introduction to the sport, consider buying Snowshoeing, a book some refer to as the definitive guide on snowshoeing. (Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA))
An outdoor recreation handbook has to be well-written, and on a very popular topic, to make it through five rewrites. And that's the case with the late Prater's 1988 work, which has become a how-to classic on the sport. (Lexington (KY) Herald Leader)
You won't find a more complete guide than this; it covers not only the latest techniques but also new materials and designs fueling the growth of the sport. (Lewiston (ME) Sun Journal)
Diagrams and photos help you to put your best foot forward. (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
The fifth edition of the sport's best primer works as an introduction to the sport or a modern update…Simply, if you have a question, Prater's book has the answer. (Erie (PA) Times-News)
Snowshoeing can help you leap into the sport. (Syracuse (NY) Post-Standard)
Prater [and Felkley] offer tips, discoveries, and factoids that will make the snowshoeing experience more enjoyable. (Pennsylvania Health & Fitness)
The authors provide information that makes the sport easier and more fun. They help the novice pick the right kind of showshoes. (The Olympian)
About the Author
The late GENE PRATER was a pioneer of modern snowshoeing, an author, instructor, and equipment designer.
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Don't buy this book if you want to sit on the couch all winter. Do buy because it will inspire winter adventures and travel!!!