Download PDF by Chic Scott: Deep Powder and Steep Rock: The Life of Mountain Guide Hans

By Chic Scott

ISBN-10: 0981105904

ISBN-13: 9780981105901

ISBN-10: 1771601124

ISBN-13: 9781771601122

Hans Gmoser (1932–2006) was once the main influential mountaineer in Canada of the final fifty years. via innovation, exertions, perseverance and an urge for food for event, Gmoser developed from penniless immigrant to mountain consultant for kings, queens and best ministers. He additionally performed an incredible position in growing what's now western Canada’s dynamic mountain experience community.

Known basically because the inventor of heli-skiing and the founding father of Canadian Mountain vacations (CMH), Gmoser additionally garnered acceptance as a skilled rock climber, tireless excursion chief, winning mountain consultant, well known filmmaker, neighborhood organizer and colourful businessman.

Told from all facets of his attention-grabbing lifestyles and together with a few of Gmoser’s personal phrases, stylish Scott weaves jointly a compelling tale in keeping with the diaries, day trip journals, movie commentaries and private correspondence of this charismatic and encouraging figure.

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