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Pocket Guide to Cross Country Skiing

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Item description for Pocket Guide to Cross Country Skiing by Ron Cordes...

Have fun and be safe while cross country skiing like a pro.

High-tech laser printing on hard vinyl sheets make this pocket-sized "how to" guide virtually indestructible and completely portable. Waterproof. Dirtproof. You can even mark up pages with a grease pencil then wipe clean. Spiral binding allows you to fully open the book anywhere and lay it flat. Fully illustrated with easy-to-follow instructions. Index-tabbed pages allow you to quickly access the information you need. "What you really need to know, when you really need it!"

Tabbed sections include: Check List, Trip Planner, Clothing, Boots and Socks, Food and Liquids, Warmth, Wax, Skiing Techniques (Wrist Straps, Stopping: Full Wedge, Stopping: Half Wedge, Glissade, Side Slipping, Diagonal Stride, Double Pole, Falling, Half Wedge Turn, Wedge Turn, Step Turn, Skating, Climbing, Telemark), Avalanche, Safety Reminders and Emergency Shelters.

Pocket Guides are jam-packed with critical information from field experts. World renowned Pocket Guides have had an international almost cult-like following for over ten years.

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This terrific, little handy reference has step-by-step, illustrated instructions for fun and safe cross country skiing. It easily fits in a shirt or coat pocket for quick accessibility. Sturdy, waterproof construction--including a spiral binding and plastic pages--makes this a perfect guide when you need it most: in the snow! The diagrams are easy to follow and tabbed pages allow for quick indexing. Very professional. A+. Appropriate for novices, intermediate and advanced skiers.

Outline Review
This handy reference has simple, step-by-step instructions for most aspects of cross-country skiing, including technique and safety. Sturdy, water-resistant construction--including a spiral binding and plastic pages--makes this a perfect guide when you're where you need it most: in the snow! The diagrams are easy to follow, and tabbed pages allow for quick indexing.

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Item Specifications...

Pages   28
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 4.25" Width: 3.31" Height: 0.31"
Weight:   0.18 lbs.
Binding  Spiral Bound
Release Date   Jun 1, 1994
Publisher   Pocket Guides Publishing
ISBN  1931676143  
ISBN13  9781931676144  

Availability  0 units.

More About Ron Cordes

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Ron Cordes is cofounder and president of Asset Mark Investment Services. Previously, he served as CEO of ACG Management Corp. He lives in Pleasant Hill, California.

Brian O'Toole, C.F.P., is head of product development for Asset Mark. He also pioneered the industry's first turnkey noload mutual fund wrap program. He lives in Pleasant Hill, California.

Richard Steiny, C.F.P. is head of strategic accounts of Asset Mark. He lives in Pleasant Hill, California.

Ron Cordes currently resides in the state of California. Ron Cordes was born in 1959.

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1Books > Subjects > Sports > General
2Books > Subjects > Sports > Winter Sports > Skiing > Cross-Country
3Books > Subjects > Sports > Winter Sports > Skiing > General

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Quite Basic  Aug 24, 2000
The book is very basic indeed... for simpler times.

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