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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
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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
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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 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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Cover for Other sectors and issues.

This chapter presents examples of other activity subsectors that fall under adventure tourism (namely, resort-based sailing and skiing, and surf cf. sailboard tours) and others that may still be treated as adventure but are structured rather differently (namely, millionaire thrills, and overlander...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adventure tourism.

This volume provides an introduction and review of adventure tourism from both theoretical and practical perspectives. It includes technical analyses of over 100 real-life retail adventure tourism products from around the globe, in a wide variety of outdoor activity sectors, including: river...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cross-country skiing.

This chapter describes the cross-country-skiing adventure sector and presents case studies from Norway, Australia and the USA. For each of the three case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience, environment, safety and marketing...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cross-case analyses.

Drawing from some of the adventure tourism case studies presented in this book, this chapter presents cross-case comparisons that examine similarities and differences in: (1) safety procedures for heliskiing and heliboarding; (2) environmental management for rafting and river journeys; (3) safety...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Skilled commercial adventure: the edge of tourism.

This chapter describes a tourism subsector that might be abbreviated as SCARRA (skilled commercial adventure recreation in remote areas). The critical factors differentiating SCARRA from the adventure tourism sector more generally are skill and remoteness. High-altitude mountaineering, Arctic and...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998633)
Type
Book chapter

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