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A critical guide to Alpine ski areas of the U.S. and Canada

Tony Chamberlain

A critical guide to Alpine ski areas of the U.S. and Canada

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Published by S. Greene Press, Viking Penguin in Lexington, Mass, New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Ski resorts -- United States.,
    • Ski resorts -- Canada.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesAlpine ski areas of the U.S. and Canada.
      StatementTony Chamberlain.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV854.4 .C48 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 158 p. :
      Number of Pages158
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2035095M
      ISBN 100828906157
      LC Control Number88011177
      OCLC/WorldCa17873634

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