Mountaineers Books Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain - 3rd Edition

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Filled with easy-to-understand avalanche safety tips and skills for winter backcountry adventures, Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain helps you hone evaluate conditions and make safer decisions.

  • Features

    • This course textbook is organized according to the structure of American Avalanche Association classes
    • Includes information on how to evaluate the safety of terrain conditions, how avalanches work, how to test snow stability and how to control your exposure and lower your risk

    Made in USA.

    From the publisher: The more you know about snow stability, the better your travel and rescue skills. And the sharper your decision making, the better you'll be able to avoid avalanche danger and have more fun in the winter backcountry.

    In Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, acclaimed snow and avalanche expert Bruce Tremper provides easy-to-understand avalanche safety tips and skills, including the latest snow research and techniques for evaluating snowpack, as well how to rescue companions in the event of an avalanche.

    This fully revised and updated 3rd edition of Bruce's bestselling book is organized according to the structure of American Avalanche Association classes, and all topics have been updated and reviewed by peer experts. This edition also features a wholly new chapter in which Bruce pulls all the pieces together to create an organized, step-by-step system for making decisions off, and on, the mountain.
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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Snowsports

    Backcountry Skiing

    Dimensions

    9 x 6 inches

    Author(s)

    Bruce Tremper

    Number of Pages

    352

    Format

    Paperback

    ISBN-13

    9781680511383

    Publisher

    Mountaineers Books

    Copyright Year

    2018

    Sustainability

    Contains recycled materials

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