The Powder

by Patrick Thorne

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Powder is the definitive guide to the world's top ski and snowboard locations. This comprehensive and visually stunning feast of snow-bound derring-do showcases the very best and most feared descents in the world. Along with classics like Chamonix, Whistler, and Jackson Hole, this book also covers more off-the-beaten-path and exotic locations like the Himalayas, the Atlas Mountains, and the Olympic destination of Socchi in Russia; places that not only stand out for the fantastic skiing, but for the extraordinary scenery found in such uniquely beautiful destinations. Whether you're a serious skier or a novice who's never put on skis in your life, this book will thrill and inspire. With stunning photography and all the information you could need to plan the perfect trip, Powder is the ultimate bucket list for any snow sports enthusiast, challenging beginners and experts alike to take on the most breathtaking runs the world has to offer.

North America
McConkey's (Squaw Valley, Lake Tahoe, California)
Gunbarrel (Heavenly, Lake Tahoe, California)
Walsh's (Aspen, Colorado)
Grizzly (Snowbasin, Utah)
Goat (Stowe, Vermont)
Corbet's Couloir (Jackson Hole, Wyoming)
I Gully, Whitehorm III (Lake Louise, Alberta)
La Crete (Monte-Saint-Anne, Alberta)
Couloir Extreme (Blackcomb Mountain/Whistler, British Columbia)
North Bowl (RevelStoke Mountain Resort, British Columbia)
Mount St Elis (Yukon & Alaska Border)

Edelgriess (Austria)
Patscherkofel (Austria)
Strief (Austria)
Valluga (Austria)
Wilde Grub'n (Austria)
Aiguille Rouge (France)
Bellecote (France)
Face de Bellevarde (France)
Pic du Midi (France)
Sarenne (France)
Vallee Blanche (France)
Dammkar (Germany)
Kandahah (Germany)
Revelation (Greenland)
Balma (Italy)
Mount Etna (Italy)
Olympic (Italy)
Val Mesdi (Italy)
Kanin to Sella Nevea (Italy/Slovenia)
Lyngen Peninsula (Norway)
World Championship Run (Poland)
Olympic Downhill (Russia)
Coire Dubh (Scotland)
Luis Arias (Spain)
Lindsrapped (Sweden)
Back Side (Switzerland)
Diavolezza Glacier (Switzerland)
Inferno (Switzerland)
Parsenn to Kublis (Switzerland)
The Wall/Paradise (Switzerland)
Klein Matterhorn (Switzerland/Italy)
Itinerary 19 (Turkey)

South America
Eduardo's (Argentina)
Roca Jack (Chile)

Asia & Oceania
Mary's Slide (Australia)
Drang South-East Shoulder (India)
Mizruno no Sawa (Japan)
Fishtail Base Camp (Nepal)
Montatapu Chutes (New Zealand)

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