Understand and Reduce Risks from Avalanches

by Robert Bolognesi


SKU: 9781852844738 Categories: ,


This guidebook, aimed at winter sports enthusiasts and professionals, can help you learn the skill of avalanche prediction. The skill of avalanche prediction is both an art and a science. Mountaineers, skiers, climbers, snowboarders, snowshoers, walkers and all who love winter and snow sports need to learn that skill. Translated by the late Blyth Wright, the guide 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 also includes a NivoTest designed to help quantify the risks from avalanches.

ISBN: 9781852844738

Publication date: 28/06/2007

Format: Paperback

Extent: 112

Publisher: Cicerone

Categories: Cicerone , Outdoor Activity