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The Snowshoe Experience

Gear up & Discover the Wonders of Winter on Snowhoes
Walter, Claire (Paperback - 2004)
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
The Snowshoe Experience
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In The Snowshoe Experience, Claire Walter acts as a snowshoeing personal trainer, showing novices how to get maximum enjoyment out of an ancient wintertime activity that has become today's coolest cold-weather sport. This is an activity kids, adults, and even seniors can do. Athletes will find that it's a great way to stay in shape during the winter. Couch potatoes will find that it's fun enough to lure them outside. And kids adore it. Snowshoeing is truly a sport for everyone. Walter insists that if you can walk, you can snowshoe. Walter takes you, step-by-step, through the basics so you'll feel at ease--whether you are tramping across an open meadow or an urban park. And if you want to kick it up a couple notches, Walter discusses hiking in snowshoes, running in snowshoes (she supplies a list of places where you can find snowshoe races), and back-country adventures with snowshoes--including winter camping. Whether you want a quiet walk across the snow, an adrenaline rush, or anything in between, The Snowshoe Experience is the one book that helps you do it all.
Authors: Walter, Claire
Title: The snowshoe experience
gear up & discover the wonders of winter on snowhoes
Published: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., c2004.
Characteristics: viii, 135 p. :,ill., map ;,23 cm.
Notes: Includes index.
"A get out & do it guide"--Cover.
Local Note: 1
ISBN: 1580175414
Branch Call Number: 796.92 WAL
Statement of Responsibility: Claire Walter
Subject Headings: Snowshoes and snowshoeing.
Topical Term: Snowshoes and snowshoeing.
LCCN: 2004016567
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Aug 04, 2010
  • 22950009541673 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

OK, this guy should know what he is talking about because he has won snowshoe races and was a national snowshoe champion, if that matters. I did learn a couple of hints. But after reading this book, I am very thankful that I can go out my kitchen door, put on my snowshoes and go for hours through the woods in pure enjoyment (and with my camera) and not concern myself about technicalities. I think snowshoeing should be fun.

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