Leocha's Ski Snowboard America (19th Edition) is a complete guidebook that provides all the information to make intelligent choices and the phone and fax numbers to make reservations and plans. It takes no advertising, has no ax to grind, and is written by Leocha together with an international team of prize-winning ski and snowboard journalists.
The writers let skiers and snowboarders know whether the resort is a cluster of condominiums clinging to a steep slope or a traditional mountain village exuding old-world atmosphere and whether they should pack a sequined gown or simply bluejeans for the nightlife. They also give a no-nonsense, accurate, and dependable rating of the ski terrain.Ski Snowboard America includes expanded up-to-date coverage of more than 100 resorts in the U.S. and Canada. Readers will learn about cross-country trails surrounding the resorts as well as details about current prices for lift tickets and ski school programs, complete children and day care programs, plus lodging, dining and nightlife. Simply more important details than any other guide.
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Mitch Kaplan is a lifelong New Jersey resident and the author of 52 Weekends in New Jersey and New Jersey: An Explorer's Guide , as well as other travel guides and hundreds of articles in newspapers and magazines on travel, skiing, and golf.
Charlie lives in New England and has skied virtually every major North American and European resort. He is a black-diamond skier, but a double-diamond aprï¿½s-skier with great energy and dancing ability. He knows which resorts have the best wine lists and the best bacon-and-eggs breakfasts. He is seen regularly on MSNBC and PBS as a travel expert.