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Cover for Overview of mountain tourism: substantive nature, historical context, areas of focus.

This chapter provides a brief introduction to mountain tourism and sport and adventure activities in mountain areas in their theoretical and historical context. It also describes the management themes of the book relevant to mountain tourism.

Author(s)
Richins, H.; Johnsen, S.; Hull, J. S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sustainable mountain hiking practices in Isfahan, Iran.

This chapter presents two case studies involving hiking and camping within Iranian mountain areas, and looks at the constraints experienced during these outdoor activities. The literature on tourism and pro-environmental behaviour and the constraints on environmental behaviours form the basis for...

Author(s)
Moghimehfar, F.; Halpenny, E. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644608)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change risk perceptions in nature-based tourism systems: a case study from western Maine.

This chapter examines climate change perceptions in the context of nature-based tourism in the case study area of western Maine, USA. It identifies the perceptions of risks and challenges associated with changes in climate, the variables that influence perceptions of risk, and the behavioural...

Author(s)
Horne, L.; Urioste-Stone, S. de; Daigle, J.; Noblet, C.; Rickard, L.; Kohtala, H.; Morgan, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter recreation trends in the Swedish mountains - challenges and opportunities.

This chapter aims is to review trends in some of the main winter recreation activities in the Swedish mountains in order to discuss associated challenges and opportunities through the lens of such mega trends. To do so, it takes advantage of previous studies of mountain recreation in Sweden and...

Author(s)
Fredman, P.; Chekalina, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Winter recreationist motivations: motorized, non-motorized and hybrids.

This chapter examines motivations associated with winter recreation at Vail Pass (Colorado, USA) reported by motorized recreationists (i.e. snowmobiler), non-motorized recreationists (e.g. backcountry skier) and a hybrid group (i.e. snowmobile-assisted skier). The chapter examines whether...

Author(s)
Vaske, J. J.; Miller, A. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alternative outdoor activities in alpine winter tourism.

This chapter focuses on the six most popular alternative winter sport activities in Tyrol (Austria): backcountry skiing, ski touring on slopes (i.e. skiing up the hill on the fringe of groomed ski slopes), winter hiking, tobogganing, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. More precisely, it wants to ...

Author(s)
Abegg, B.; Jänicke, L.; Peters, M.; Plaikner, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism management and challenges in the Tatra National Park.

This chapter examines the winter tourism offers at the Tatra National Park in Poland as well as the management challenges, including zoning of winter recreation, visitor monitoring, user conflicts, risk and safety, and cooperation for nature conservation.

Author(s)
Taczanowska, K.; Bielański, M.; Hibner, J.; Jodłowski, M.; Zwijacz-Kozica, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Safety, risk and accidents - experiences from the European Alps.

This chapter analyses the role of risk and danger in outdoor recreation with a special focus on winter tourism, and then presents recent findings on accidents and injuries when practising winter sport activities. Finally, this chapter provides recommendations to reduce the number of accidents and...

Author(s)
Pröbstl-Haider, U.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter

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