Avalanche Essentials Book

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Winter athletes don't necessarily want to be snow scientists, but playing in avalanche country does require basic
knowledge of the risks in order to stay safe. This new guide by renowned avalanche expert Bruce Tremper is simple, accessible, and offers just the basics an Everyman's guide to avalanche safety that won't overtax your average ski bums, but will keep them safe when they re going for 12 consecutive months of powder. Avalanche Essentials is for everyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of avalanche awareness, focusing on systems and checklists, step-by-step procedures, decision-making aids, visual terrain and weather cues, rescue techniques, gear, and more.

 

  • Paperback: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books; Ist edition (October 31, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1594857172
  • ISBN-13: 978-1594857171
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.5 x 7.1 inches
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