The Last Winter

by Porter Fox 2021

Book Report by Ray Herrmann

Porter Fox is an adventurer, author and ski buff. For this book, he toured Northwestern U.S. Maine, European Alps, Antarctica and Greenland, making sure to meet with experts in each region. As he travels, he writes what he is seeing, and laments what the future may bring:

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This book will appeal to those who are infatuated with the outdoors, especially those who love mountains and skiing. The author, who was an enthusiastic skier for most of his life, has noticed the changes in the winter-sports environment which affect so many. This book was meant to document the trends, and I think it has succeeded.