The Avalanche Handbook, 3rd Edition (Paperback)

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*The text used by search and rescue professionals, ski patrol groups, and outdoor education programs

Technical yet accessible, The Avalanche Handbook, 3rd Edition, covers the formation, character, effects, and control of avalanches; rescue techniques; and research on understanding and surviving avalanches. Illustrated with nearly 200 updated illustrations, photos and examples, this updated edition offers exhaustive information on contributing weather and climate factors, snowpack analysis, the newest transceiver search techniques, and preventative and protective measures, including avalanche zoning and control.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780898868098
ISBN-10: 0898868092
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Publication Date: October 12th, 2006
Pages: 342
Language: English