Staying Alive in Avalanche TerrainBook - 2008
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 : Mountaineers Books, 2008.
Edition: 2nd ed.
Characteristics: 318 p. :,ill., maps ;,23 cm.