Backcountry Avalanche Safety

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Backcountry Avalanche Safety

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This book focuses on 2 user groups: those who wish to avoid avalanche hazards by careful route-finding, and those who deliberately seek steep slopes to ski or board. Using photographs, charts, graphs, and diagrams, the author explains the basics of snow and avalanches with an emphasis on managing risk. Covers trip planning, identifying and traveling through avalanche terrain, guidelines for skiing and boarding steep slopes, and companion rescue.

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Ideal for
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
  • Backcountry skiing
Author Tony Daffern
Language English
Pages 208
Edition 3rd
ISBN 9781897522547
Made in China