Completely revised, the fifth edition of Snowshoeing teaches you how to navigate through snow-clad woods, compete in races, and climb to new summits with easily-learned snowshoeing techniques. This classic how-to snowshoeing manual has all the latest information on snowshoeing equipment, from various types of snowshoes to bindings and clothing. Discover techniques for all types of terrain and snow conditions, plus information on conditioning, cross-training, and even snowshoe racing. Snowshoeing also includes a chapter on the history of snowshoeing, information on navigation and route finding, camping, gauging snow conditions, and winter safety, with emphasis on the dangers of avalanches. Part of the Mountaineers Outdoor Expert series.