Whether at world-class ski resorts or on slopes covered with man-made snow, people of all ages seek out the unique thrill of skiing year after year. Ski Atlas of the World is an invaluable reference guide for anyone who has an interest in skiingGÇöor like Arnie Wilson, the AtlasGÇÖs globetrotting, resort-hopping, Guinness recordGÇôsetting editor, a passion for it.The focus of the book is a series of 80 profiles of the best places to ski in Europe and North America, including such world-famous resorts as Val dGÇÖIsere, Zermatt, Aspen, and Whistler, and such up-and-coming ski areas as Bulgaria, Romania, and Slovakia. Each profile details terrain characteristics, resort character and tone, history of the facilities, and more. Double-page maps appear throughout the book, beginning with a large-scale map of the worldGÇÖs mountain ranges and followed by maps showing the resortsGÇÖ locations relative to each other. Rounding out the Atlas is an overview of skiing in Australasia, Japan, and South America.The editorGÇÖs encyclopedic knowledge of skiing destinations and infectious enthusiasm for the sport inform all 300 pages of this outstanding resource. Whatever your skill level and no matter what youGÇÖre looking for in a resort, Ski Atlas of the World will help you find the perfect place to take your next skiing vacation.
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Arnie Wilson has been the Financial Times ski correspondent since 1986. In 1994 he skied every day for a year, visiting 240 resorts in thirteen countries and entering the Guinness Book of World Records. He contributes regularly to Condé Nast Traveller, The Great Skiing Guide, and Great Country Life, and is the editor of Ski+board, the magazine of the Ski Club of Great Britain.
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