Bibliography

   

Books by Lou Dawson

Colorado High Routes: Aspen, Vail, Crested Butte Ski Tours including the Tenth Mountain Trail. Mountaineers Books. 1986.

Colorado 10th Mountain Trails: Official ski touring guide. WHO Press. First edition. 1989.

Colorado 10th Mountain Trails: Official guide, second edition. WHO Press. 1991

Dawson’s Guide to Colorado’s Fourteeners: Volume 1, Northern Peaks. Blue Clover Press. 1994

Dawson’s Guide to Colorado’s Fourteeners: Volume 2, Southern Peaks. Blue Clover Press. 1996

Wild Snow: Historical Guide to North American Ski Mountaineering: Hard cover. American Alpine Club. 1997

Wild Snow: Historical Guide to North American Ski Mountaineering: 2nd edition, soft cover. American Alpine Club. 1998

Colorado Backcountry Skiing: Cruisers to Couloirs: Blue Clover Press. 2001

Colorado 10th Mountain Trails: 3rd edition. WHO Press. 2003

Uphill Skiing & Light Tours of Colorado: Off Piste Ski Atlas. 2017


Selected Magazine Articles and Anthology Contributions by Lou

“Out Of Bounds and Out Of Luck.” in Powder (magazine). November 1977.

“Slip Sliding Away.” in Rocky Mountain Sports and Fitness (magazine). 1987

“Fourteener Fever.” in Couloir (magazine). November/December 1991

“The Perfect Zone.” in Couloir (magazine). October/November 1994.

“Silver Light.” in Summit (magazine). Winter 1993-1994.

“Our Fair Share of Rescue Expense.” in Couloir (magazine). December/January 1993/1994.

“Safety Basics.” in Snow Country (magazine). 1995

“Into the Backcountry.” in Aspen (magazine). Spring 1995.

“10th Mountain Division Hut Association Newsletter.” Editor and contributor, 1989 – 1997.

“Rip ‘N Review – Bindings.” in Couloir Magazine. December 1997.

“Skiing the Colorado Fourteeners.” in Rocky Mountain Sports and Fitness (magazine). 1998.

“Beyond the Mountain.” in Couloir Magazine. October 1998.

“Snow Moves.” in Climbing (magazine). 1999.

“From the Top — Interview with Michael Kennedy.” in Couloir (magazine). Spring 1999.

“The 10th Power – Searching for North America’s Greatest Descents.” in Backcountry (magazine). #26, 2000

“Trooper Traverse.” in Skiing (magazine). March/April 2002

“The Titan, Recollections.” in Alpinist 8 (magazine). 2004

“Glenwood — Hidden Treasures.” in Colorado Ice (guidebook and anthology). 2005

“Dawson Skis Pyramid.” in Aspen’s Rugged Splendor (anthology). 2007

“Mountaineering in the Elk Range.” in Aspen’s Rugged Splendor (anthology). 2007

“Harvey’s Raiders.” in Desert Towers (anthology). Sharp End Publishing. 2010.

“Foreword.” Ski The Fourteeners (book). 2007

“Silver Couloir/Buffalo Mountain.“ in Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America (anthology). 2010

“Early Dynafit – Purple Jewels.” in 30 Years Dynafit Tech Bindings (anthology). 2014

“Monthly column.” In Skiing (magazine). 2015

“Blog Posts.” in WildSnow.com (website), 2,748 posts from December 21 2004 through November 7, 2019.

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