This book is what you need if you have the desire to learn to ski the powder without the cost of expensive ski lessons. "Ski Powder 5 Ways" defines 5 methods of skiing the powder for a variety of different snow conditions and terrains. The focus of this book is to make learning the powder both easy and fun, and to remove the fear normally associated with powder skiing so that anyone from an intermediate skill level on up can master this pursuit with relative ease.
Boot was born in a blizzard in Minneapolis in 1924 and was on skis 4 years later. He has been a high school and college racer, combat fighter pilot, Sun Valley ski patrolman, ski instructor for the Minneapolis Park Board, Aspen, Stein Eriksen and Vail ski schools, a ski school director, ski certification examiner, and author. He's a charter member of PSIA and is a member of RMSIA, and still teaches skiing at Vail. This book is co-authored by Boot's son-in-law of 22 years, Bob Westcott.