Avalanche! : A pocket guide to understanding and reducing risks from Avalanches Paperback / softback
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 / softback
- Pages: 112 pages, colour photographs and maps
- Publisher: Cicerone Press
- Publication Date: 15/01/2007
- Category: Weather
- ISBN: 9781852844738