Staying alive in avalanche terrain / Bruce Tremper.

Author
Other titles
  • Avalanche terrain
Edition
  • First edition.
Published
  • Seattle, Wash. : Mountaineers Books 2001
Physical description
284 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 0898868343
  • 9780898868340
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-279) and index.
Contents
  • Avalanche basics -- How avalanches work -- Terrain -- Weather -- Snowpack -- Stability -- Hazard evaluation -- Routefinding and safe travel rituals -- Rescue -- Human factor -- Appendix: United States avalanche danger descriptors -- Glossary --Bibliography -- Index.
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Everything you need to know to avoid trouble in avalanche terrain, by a professional avalanche forecaster. A complete avalanche manual aimed at the nonprofessional outdoor person. Ideal for snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers, climbers, hikers, and others. Provides step-by-step instruction for determining avalanche hazards, using safe travel techniques, and making effective rescues.
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University of Edinburgh Libraries: Moray House Library - (STANDARD LOAN) GV200.18 Tre.

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