Think that heading out into the Colorado forest in 60 degree weather in May is totally safe? Think again. As Nico and his baby sitter Hannah quickly learn, Mother Nature can turn on a dime, and when she does, she dumps so much sw on them that they can't find their way out of what should have been a simple overnight backpacking trip. Trek along with these two as an unexpected swstorm teaches them just how much wilderness savvy they have. It's t eugh. They need more. See how their rescuer uses 21st century techlogy along with timeless backcountry smarts to try to find his friends. And, experience how Nico, our 12 year old hero, comes to understand that sometimes misbehaving isn't as bad as some adults make it out to be. Stranded in a Swstorm features backcountry powder skiing and swboarding, backpacking, fire-lighting, survival, rock and roll, and emergency whistles. Our heroes have to hike high, hunker low, ski and ride fast, and huddle together just to survive. Will they make it out alive? Will their twists and turns be eugh to keep them from the dangers that beautiful Mother Nature brings? Will you feel like strapping a board to your feet and poking some freshies while you read this epic adventure?