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The Mountaineers Books Avalanche Handbook 3rd Edition


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Diagrams, photos, and solid research make up this technical reference book about avalanches. It's loaded with information about mountain climates, snow and avalanche formation, and safety measures and rescue. This edition has new sections on avalanche forecasting and backcountry decision-making.

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Ideal for Alpine climbing and mountaineering
Author David McClung, Peter Shaerer
Language English
Pages 344
Published 2006
Edition 3rd
ISBN 9780898868098
Made in USA