This is an inspirational world ski guidebook. It is a 440-page, large format, coffee-table hardback - chock full of exciting and interesting experiences to inspire every skier, snowboarder, adventurer, and traveller. Lavishly produced with hundreds of full-colour photos, this is a travelogue depicting the ski culture and character of 47 fascinating countries and 200 ski areas...and the most comprehensive writing on each ski destination seen in a ski guidebook. Join Jimmy Petterson in Verbier, Alta, Chamonix and many of the world's most famous ski resorts, and continue with him to find his secret powder stashes in various lesser-known ski areas. Allow your senses to be inundated by the sights, sounds and smells of Marrakech and the nearby Atlas Mountains. Be entertained by adventures of snowmobile skiing in Greenland and meet the legendary father of extreme skiing, Sylvain Saudan on his recent heliskiing trips to the Himalayas of Kashmir. Ski and board through the Alps, the Rockies, the Caucasus, the Andes, the Tien Shan Mountains and many other beautiful ranges.