The Art of Shralpinism: Lessons from the Mountains


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$29.95  $27.85
Mountaineers Books
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7.2 X 8.1 X 1.4 inches | 1.5 pounds

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About the Author

Jeremy Jones is an award-winning snowboarder, the owner of Jones Snowboards, and the founder of Protect Our Winters, a global nonprofit that unites passionate outdoor people to protect the places they love from climate change. The recipient of eleven "Big Mountain Rider of the Year" awards from Snowboarder Magazine and a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, Jones has starred in dozens of snowboard films including his highly acclaimed trilogy, Deeper, Further, and Higher.


[Jones] shares his accumulated wisdom in the new book The Art of Shralpinism: Lessons from the Mountains... "Shralpinism" is a portmanteau of "shredding" and "alpinism," two pursuits Jones has combined with aplomb.--Gregory Scruggs "The Seattle Times"
Part memoir, part skills guide, part almost motivational, self-help guide, The Art of Shralpinism provides a window into Jones' evolution as an individual and an athlete. It gives readers the opportunity to learn from his lessons, lifestyle and wisdom.--Tom Hallberg "Backcountry Magazine"
In 'The Art of Shralpanism: Lessons from the Mountains, ' legendary snowboarder Jeremy Jones has created an elegant fusion of memoir, manifesto and mentorship that is required reading for backcountry snow enthusiasts, but should also be given to every high school graduate.--Meg Olson "Mount Baker Experience"
Equal parts autobiography, epic tale, and guidebook to snowboarding, outdoor adventuring, and survival--a beautifully conceived scrapbook from a masterful athlete, and a love letter to mother nature.--Jacqui Davis "SnowBrains"