Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain
2nd Revised edition
By (author) Bruce Tremper
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Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain by Bruce Tremper
Book DescriptionThis second edition of Bruce Tremper's acclaimed book is regarded as the most authoritative commentary on avalanche matters. Winter recreation off-piste, particularly in North America and Europe, has increased steadily over the years and so has the number of deaths caused by avalanches. As search and rescue teams are increasingly strapped for funding, self-education has become a larger necessity for snow-sport enthusiasts.This new edition .of Bruce Tremper's seminal book is organised according to the structure of the American Avalanche Association classes and all chapters have been updated with the most recent data and techniques, and reviewed by peer experts.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781594850844
(230mm x 150mm x 20mm)
Imprint: Mountaineers Books
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Avalanche Essentials, Paperback (December 2013)» View all books by Bruce Tremper
This is the companion to Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain the bestselling avalanche text in the U.S - with easy-to-understand safety tips and checklists to help anyone stay safer in avalanche terrain. It is a small, take-along resource to reference in the field and assist decision making.
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Author Biography - Bruce Tremper
Bruce Tremper is the director of the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center and coordinated backcountry avalanche safety preparations for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. He is one of the nation's foremost experts on avalanches, and has appeared in news reports and documentaries produced by National Geographic, PBS, and Discovery Channel, among others.
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