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Backcountry Skiing Olympic National Park, Washington


With many decades of experience between the two of them, authors Matt Schonwald and Sam Luthy have delivered a professional and detailed planning tool that is accessible to every type of backcountry skier.


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Since the mid 1930s, backcountry enthusiasts have been exploring the awe-inspiring terrain around Hurricane Ridge, Deer Park and the Bailey Range in the Olympic Mountains. Today, skiers and riders can enjoy relatively easy access to amazing lines from the Hurricane Ridge Road in Olympic National Park for a true sea to sky experience.

In this guide, the authors Sam Luthy and Matt Schonwald have put in an incredible amount of time and effort to deliver a responsible, accurate, and extremely useful guidebook. From easy access day tours to bucket-list adventures, this book will help increase your understanding of the terrain so that you can plan a successful and smart tour. 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. Designed to go along with you on your tours and accompany the Backcountry Skiing Olympic National Park Ski Map and Ski App. 

This 5.5” x 8.5” spiral-bound book covers the following zones: Rocky Peak, Roadside, Klahhane, Silver Fir + Angeles South, Angeles West + Super Bowl, Darkside, Mount Angeles Circumnav, Visitor Center + Kingdome, Maggie’s + 20th of June, Mustang Bowl + North Bowl, Ski Area, Sunrise + Cox, Hurricane Hill South & North, Steeple rock North, + South, Steeple Rock Burn, Obstruction Peak, Eagle Point + PJ’s, Eagle Point North, Elk Mountain, Deer Park South & North, Deer Park Traverse, Lillian Ridge through Moose Peak, L’Otter, Badger, Goat + Moose, and Moose Peak West.


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Weight.7 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 in
Lou Dawson
Lou Dawson@wildsnow
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"This is the kind of publication that helps you arrive cold as an out-of-towner, find the “skinners” and have at it while pounding fluffy Colorado pow and laughing at the over-priced ski lifts."
West Elk Project
West Elk Project@westelkproject
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"It neatly lays out the elevations, descent lengths, aspects, trailhead directions, winter maintenance and parking info, snowmobile access, skin tracks, and exit info. That combined with helpful photos, give backcountry travelers a very good idea of what is going on."
Frank Konsella
Frank Konsella@14erskiers
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"Sovick’s book contains established skin tracks, preferred routes, etiquette, and notes on terrain traps, gullies and avalanche paths. It also assumes all users are trained in avalanche avoidance and rescue, and includes AIARE’s “Communication Checklist,” which includes tips for facilitating teamwork and good decision-making."
GriffOn the Berthoud Pass Ski Atlas
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"These books are great for quick references, re-capping tours and pre-planning. They are small and light and pack well too."
BeauOn the Light Tours of Colorado Ski Atlas
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"A well composed guidebook with lots of great suggestions, many of which I have already skied."
ReginaOn the Crystal Mountain Book
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"Gifted this to my son at Christmas. He loved it! And it exceeded his expectations."
MasonOn the Snoqualmie Pass Ski Atlas
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"I want to thank you for making the best ski guidebooks out there. Your books are a big reason why I’m able to explore the backcountry around Snoqualmie Pass."