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Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain

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-- Ideal for snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers, climbers, hikers, and others<P>-- Provides step-by-step instruction for determining avalanche hazards, using safe travel techniques, and making effective rescues<P>Winter recreation in the mountains has increased steadily over the past few years, and so has the number of deaths and injuries caused by avalanches. Avalanche: Beating the Odds covers everything you need to know to avoid trouble in avalanche terrain: what avalanches are and how they work, common myths, human activities that lead to avalanche trouble, what happens to victims when an avalanche occurs, and rescue techniques.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780898868340
Author:
Tremper, Bruce
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books
Location:
Seattle, WA
Subject:
Safety measures
Subject:
Mountaineering
Subject:
Winter Sports
Subject:
Avalanches
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Volume:
EML 354
Publication Date:
October 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
9.02x5.92x.76 in. 1.03 lbs.

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