CAA Backcountry Avalanche Awareness 8th Edition

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CAA Backcountry Avalanche Awareness 8th Edition

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This essential introductory text for recreational avalanche safety is based on the Canadian Avalanche Association’s Avalanche Skills Training Course. It includes sections on recognizing avalanche terrain, safety measures for travel, field tests and observations for recognizing unstable snow. There’s also information on what to do if caught, search and rescue techniques, and avalanche danger ratings.

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Ideal for
  • Backcountry skiing
  • Alpine climbing and mountaineering
Author Bruce Jamieson
Language English
Pages 74
Published 2011
Edition 8th
ISBN 9780986659751
Made in Canada