The Mountaineers Books Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain
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Ensure your backcountry travels begin with safety by refreshing your avalanche survival knowledge with Bruce Tremper's book Staying Alive In Avalanche Terrain by The Mountaineers Books. It all starts with self-education and Tremper's book is layed out according to the teachings of American Avalanche Association classes.
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In Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, by Bruce Tremper, learn the tests and techniques used by avalanche professionals. This is a practical guide for all activities and abilities, including special considerations for backcountry skiers, climbers, hikers, snowboarders and snowmobilers.
Staying Alive In Avalanche Terrain, 2nd Ed. is organized according to the structure of American Avalanche Association classes and all chapters have been updated and reviewed by peer experts. With the steady increase in backcountry winter recreation, the number of deaths and injuries caused by avalanches have corresponded. Mitigate becoming a statistic with Staying Alive In Avalanche Terrain, 2nd Ed. Features:Provides easy-to-follow instructions on crucial avalanche safety skillsCompletely revised with all of the most recent data and techniquesIdeal for snowmobilers, snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers, climbers, hunters, hikers
. Author: Bruce Tremper. Softcover; 318 pages; black-and-white illustrations and photographs. The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2008. Ideal for snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers and mountaineers, this expanded edition features the latest snow science and safety procedures. Learn step-by-step procedures to assess avalanche hazards, travel safely and, if necessary, carry out a rescue. Author emphasizes controlling the human foibles that lead to avalanche accidents. Simple diagrams convey concepts and photographs illustrate examples.