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Avalanche Skills Training Handbook


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The Avalanche Skills Training Handbook

This book lays out a daily process for travel in avalanche terrain. Backcountry skiers, boarders, snowshoers, ice climbers, hikers – anyone who enjoys the winter mountain environment – can use the methods in this book to manage their avalanche risk and make good travel decisions in the mountains. Day after day, year after year.

The subjects covered include:

  • Recognizing avalanche terrain
  • Understanding avalanche conditions
  • The avalanche forecast
  • Trip planning and slope evaluation
  • Good travel habits
  • Avalanche rescue techniques
  • Human behaviors
Weight 0.257 kg
Dimensions 23 × 30.5 × 1.5 cm
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