Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain

Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain

Book - 2008 | Second edition.
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Ideal for snowmobilers, snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers, climbers, hunters and hikers, Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain provides easy-to-follow instructions on crucial avalanche safety skills. The second edition is completely revised with all of the most recent data and techniques. Includes 235 charts and illustrations and 60 b&w photographs.Winter recreation in the backcountry has increased steadily over the years and so has the number of deaths and injuries caused by avalanches.As search and rescue teams are increasingly strapped for funding, selfeducation has become a larger necessity for snow-sport enthusiasts. The new edition of Bruce Tremper's seminal book is organized according to the structure of American Avalanche Association classes and all chapters have been updated and reviewed by peer experts."No one who plays in mountain snow should leave home without having studied this book." (Rocky Mountain News)
Publisher: Seattle : The Mountaineers Books, 2008.
Edition: Second edition.
ISBN: 9781594850844
Branch Call Number: 796.90289 TRE
Characteristics: 318 pages :,illustrations, map ;,23 cm

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