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Ski-ing in the Alps

Robin Fedden

Ski-ing in the Alps

by Robin Fedden

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Published by E. Hulton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skis and skiing -- Alps,
  • Skis and skiing -- Norway

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robin Fedden ; in collaboration with Peter Waddell ; with a chapter on Norway by C. A. de Linde.
    ContributionsWaddell, Peter., DeLinde, C. A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination166 p. :
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22903495M
    OCLC/WorldCa4821116

    Sir Arnold Henry Moore Lunn (18 April – 2 June ) was a skier, mountaineer and writer. He was knighted for "services to British Skiing and Anglo-Swiss relations" in His father was a lay Methodist minister, but Lunn was an agnostic and wrote critically about Catholicism before he converted to Catholicism at the age of 45 and became a Catholic apologist. The world-famous Tasman Glacier is 29km long and flows among the highest mountains in New Zealand. Fly into the heart of the Southern Alps and land at the head of the Tasman Glacier in the famous ski-equipped ski plane. Visit incredible ice caves, peer into deep crevasses (from a safe viewing point) and visit glacial canyons.

    Where to stay Book now +1 THE LITTLE NELL LOCATION: At the base of Aspen Mountain, it’s the only ski-in / ski-out hotel in town, right across from the Gondola One. offer the ski breaks in the top destinations in the Alps and other parts of Europe. Don't miss out the best skiing experience and book your flights, accommodation, transfers and choose your ski operator with us.

    Written for the golden jubilee of the Ski Club of Great Britain, this book summarizes the material in lunn (but without pictures) and adds history since Much of the book is devoted to Alpine ski racing, the author's particular interest. The book has a British slant, yet . The actual ski-ing, as apart from mountaineering with the help of skis, is incomparably better and safer in May than in January. Winter is the season for sub-Alpine ski-ing; spring for glacier ski-ing." p. "Finally the Alps are at their loveliest in May. The contrasts of May ski-ing are full of beauty.


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