Avalanche! : Understand and Reduce Risks from Avalanches Paperback
This guidebook, aimed at winter sports enthusiasts and professionals, can help you learn the skill of avalanche prediction.
The skill of avalanche prediction is both an art and a science.
Mountaineers, skiers, climbers, snowboarders, snowshoers, walkers and all who love winter and snow sports need to learn that skill.
Translated by the late Blyth Wright, the guide draws on the expertise of a wide range of professionals involved in mountain activities, as well as first-hand accounts of avalanche scenes from witnesses and survivors, to help you understand and predict avalanches, evaluate the risks and reduce the dangers.
This practical, pocket-sized guide is for use on the mountain and during planning.
The guide also includes a NivoTest designed to help quantify the risks from avalanches.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 112 pages, colour photographs and maps
- Publisher: Cicerone Press
- Publication Date: 25/01/2007
- Category: Weather
- ISBN: 9781852844738