The skill of avalanche prediction is both an art and a science. This guide, aimed at mountaineers, skiers, climbers, snowboarders, snowshoers, walkers and all who love winter and snow sports has been written to help you learn that skill. Avalanche! 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 includes a NivoTest designed to help quantify the risks from avalanches.
Published: 28 Jun 2007 Pages: 112 Dimensions: 15.5 x 10.0 x 1.5cm