When it comes to backcountry skiing, getting up, down, and back safely takes a lot more than physical fitness and athletic ability. Ben Werner’s Backcountry Skiing Bozeman and Big Sky (WS Publishing, $45) is a resource that can help you navigate a boatload of mountain adventures in southwest Montana. Werner’s third edition offers useful information on 29 routes across six mountain ranges, as well as an in-depth rundown on backcountry huts and yurts. With 3D maps, GPS waypoints, and photos of specific areas, this guidebook yields a bounty of beta for all levels and abilities. Whether you’re a novice or an expert, whether you’re looking for low-angle fun or an all-day epic, Backcountry Skiing Bozeman and Big Sky has valuable nuggets to help you along the way. Available at Uphill Pursuits.