Backcountry Avalanche Safety: A Guide to Managing Avalanche by Tony Daffern PDF

By Tony Daffern

ISBN-10: 177160235X

ISBN-13: 9781771602358

Essential analyzing for all outside fanatics who enterprise into mountainous terrain the place avalanches are common.

In spite of the expanding sophistication of avalanche possibility forecasting, an alarming variety of humans die each year in backcountry avalanche injuries. This up-to-date version of Backcountry Avalanche protection comprises the most recent details on avalanche danger and makes a speciality of the next very important topics:

  • Mountain Weather
  • Snow and Snowpack
  • Types of Avalanches
  • Avalanche Terrain
  • Trip Planning
  • Avalanche Gear
  • Travel in Avalanche Terrain
  • Riding Steep Slopes
  • Companion Rescue

Using color pictures in addition to distinctive charts, graphs and diagrams, the writer basically explains the significance of handling hazard whereas having fun with backcountry event throughout the iciness months.

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