Backcountry ski touring is relatively new to New Mexico, which means it’s a mecca for those looking for exploration. With an abundance of zones ranging from Taos to Santa Fe, this ski atlas offers the entire spectrum of terrain and difficulty. Provided you already have at least a small amount of experience as a backcountry skier and have some level of avalanche knowledge and training, there is something in this atlas for everyone.
In this photographic ski atlas, professional ski guide and author, Marc Beverly, offers the essentials you need to plan your tour while encouraging discovery and self-responsibility. You’ll find high-quality aerial photos marked with ascent and descent indicators, individual run descriptions, slope angles, aspect, Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale ratings, parking and trailhead information, and more in this lightweight and compact book that can fit in your pack. Designed to go along with you on your tours and accompany the Backcountry Skiing Taos Ski Map and Ski App.
This 5.5” x 8.5” spiral-bound book covers the following zones: Long Canyon, Fangorn Forest, Goose Lake + Gold Hill, Gavolan, Taos Ski Valley North, Middle Fork of the Red River, Horseshoe Lake + Lost Lake, Wheeler Peak East Fork Bowl, The Fingers, Red Rocks, Wheeler Peak West Face, Sin Nombre (Peak 12,819’), South W, North W, Wildy Bowl, Chimayosos Peak, West Fork of Santa Barbara, Trampas Lakes + Jicarilla Peak, Rio Quemado Drainage, Middle Truchas to Medio Truchas Peak, Big Tesuque, Northside Glades, Nambe Cirque, Penitente, Santa Fe Baldy, Oscura Lake
SKI ATLAS, MAP AND APP SOLD SEPARATELY.