They did just that. The list of contributor includes everyone from Glen Plake to famed ski mountaineer Lou Dawson. And they made sure to include some of the most well renowned ski photographers, like Jimmy Chin, as well.
The book is a mash-up of trip reports, photos, profiles of skiers, and reflections on why it is that we’re so incessantly interested in the mountains.
It’s broken up regionally, so you can find local routes, or dream about big lines in Alaska or interior B.C. “I think some people will make this their tick list,” Davenport says.
Davenport’s favorite descent in the book is his backyard run, Pyramid Peak, but he says they tried hard to get a mix of locations, ranges of difficulties and types of routes.
“I think everyone will take something different from it,” he says. “More than anything it’s inspirational. I personally feel like it’s a gift to the world of skiing.”
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