Allen & Mike's Avalanche Book: A Guide to Staying Safe in by Mike Clelland,Allen O'bannon

By Mike Clelland,Allen O'bannon

With extra and more people heading into the iciness backcountry on skis, snowshoes, and snowmobiles, avalanche protection is of paramount importance. Allen & Mike's fairly Cool Avalanche defense booklet distills the occasionally overly technical information of snow science into a easy structure with useful illustrations and easy-to-understand textual content. With years of expertise as NOLS instructors to draw on, Allen O'Bannon and Mike Clelland group as much as supply wintry weather recreationists the data they want to stay safe in the backcountry, together with find out how to arrange in your journey, right gear and the way to exploit it, snowpack evaluation, deciding on secure trip routes, selection making, and rescue situations. Written for either aspriring iciness backcountry tourists and specialists alike, this ebook is a must-read for anyone who likes to adventure the solitude and wonder of the snowy mountains.

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