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Avalanche aware

safe travel in avalanche terrain

by John Moynier

  • 214 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Falcon in Helena, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering -- Safety measures.,
  • Avalanches -- Safety measures.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [116]).

    StatementJohn Moynier.
    SeriesA Falcon guide
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV200.18 .M69 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL365739M
    ISBN 101560446706
    LC Control Number98026084

    Avalanche Academy is dedicated to making you safer when off-piste and in the back-country. The adventure of the off-piste is what we all dream of but avalanche is our worst nightmare. If you intend to venture away from the controlled pistes and into the mountain arena you owe to .   Take an avalanche awareness class, go through a free online tutorial like this one, read a book, or even watch short online videos to become well-versed in Author: Paige Triola.

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    Our home turf, Colorado, consistently leads the nation in avalanche fatalities. If you plan on spending time in high, snowy country, be prepared. In this one-hour free avalanche awareness clinic, our expert guides give an introduction to how avalanches happen, what they look like, and how to avoid them. This is meant to be a brief guide about the basics of avalanche awareness and safety. For more in depth information, several sources are listed under "More avalanche resources" in the last section of these pages. They are all well-written, highly recommended publications by knowledgeable avalanche and backcountry experts.


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It’s imperative that you take an avalanche course, read the avalanche forecast, go with a partner, and practice with your avalanche gear. This book on avalanche essentials presents a step-by-step system for safety and survival that I learned from 35 years as an avalanche professional.

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