Alpine Sports and Collected Works present: Skiing New Mexico by Daniel Gibson and Eco-Travel New Mexico by Ashley Biggers

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 6:00pm

PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD AT OUR NEIGHBORS STORE: ALPINE SPORTS (121 Sandoval Street)

Skiing New Mexico: A Guide to Snow Sports in the Land of Enchantment is an invaluable book that tells you everything there is to know about skiing and snowboarding in the Land of Enchantment, with thousands of helpful details on the state’s downhill ski resorts and cross-country and backcountry venues.  Written by veteran author Daniel Gibson who grew up skiing in New Mexico and has written a weekly winter column, Snow Trax, for twenty-four years. 

Not only does he include details on facilities and services such as childcare and instructional options; statistics like average snowfall, vertical drop, and lift capacity; transportation options, including shuttle and bus services; and prices of lift tickets, rental equipment, and lessons, he also includes historical facts about each ski area and its founders and much more.

A must-read for anyone who . . . wants to ski and snowboard New Mexico.”  —Peter Kray, author of The God of Skiing 

Eco-Travel New Mexico is the essential take-along companion to sustainable travel in New Mexico, on the main trails and off the beaten path. Ashley M. Biggers’s guide delves into the heart of this enchanting land—from stunning natural landscapes to vital cultural areas that give New Mexico its distinctive character. With handy insider tips and insights, the guide takes travelers to eco-friendly destinations, farm-to-table restaurants, and green hotels and introduces them to sustainable outfitters. Complete with recommended hikes and camping areas, Eco-Travel New Mexico gives travelers the tools they need to authentically and responsibly explore their environment. 

Born and raised in New Mexico, Ashley M. Biggers is a travel journalist who has contributed to many magazines as well as the author of the New Mexico True Adventure Guide and the New Mexico Tourism Department’s travel guide and 100 Things to Do in Albuquerque Before You Die, a bucket-list guide to the Duke City. 

 “This book makes it easy to explore New Mexico fully and deeply while leaving nothing but a light carbon footprint behind.” Tricia Ware, former editor in chief of New Mexico Magazine 

Skiing New Mexico: A Guide to Snow Sports in the Land of Enchantment Cover Image
By Daniel Gibson, Jean Mayer (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780826357564
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: University of New Mexico Press - September 30th, 2017

Eco-Travel New Mexico: 86 Natural Destinations, Green Hotels, and Sustainable Adventures Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9780826357045
Availability: Available to Ship - Est. Delivery in 8-13 Business Days
Published: University of New Mexico Press - September 30th, 2017