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By Tony Daffern

Essential studying for all open air fanatics who enterprise into mountainous terrain the place avalanches are common.

In spite of the expanding sophistication of avalanche risk forecasting, an alarming variety of humans die each year in backcountry avalanche injuries. This up to date variation of Backcountry Avalanche protection comprises the newest details on avalanche threat and makes a speciality of the subsequent very important topics:

  • Mountain Weather
  • Snow and Snowpack
  • Types of Avalanches
  • Avalanche Terrain
  • Trip Planning
  • Avalanche Gear
  • Travel in Avalanche Terrain
  • Riding Steep Slopes
  • Companion Rescue

Using color pictures in addition to exact charts, graphs and diagrams, the writer basically explains the significance of dealing with possibility whereas having fun with backcountry experience through the wintry weather months.

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