How do ski guides prep for the season? What’s a typical ‘locker room’ conversation that happens between guides before they embark on a backcountry trip? Over the next several weeks, we’ll be publishing excerpts from Rob Coppolillo’s The Ski Guide Manual that answer some of those questions.
This updated, expert ski guide provides top-of-the-line insight for backcountry/off-piste skiiers and guides. The Ski Guide Manual presents wisdom earned through decades of experience guiding and. The result is a successful system of travel and risk management in the winter environment. The collective work of thousands of mountain guides have proven how to have the most fun and find the best snow, all which reducing risk of avalanche, cold, crevasses, and optimize group dynamics.