Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana


Managing Avalanche Risk



Media: Paperback

Item #: 958   Price: $18.95
ISBN: 0-9717748-7-0
Pages: 160   Size: 7 x 10

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Responsible risk management can drastically reduce the chance of being caught in an avalanche. Written by Tobias Kurzeder, Holger Feist, Patrick Reimann, and Peter Oster in cooperation with Werner Munter of the Swiss Avalanche Research Center, this handbook provides easy-to-understand and practical information for anyone who ventures into avalanche terrain.

Topics covered include avalanche hazard evaluation and risk management, safety equipment, locating victims, first aid, and rescue. A must-have for winter backcountry enthusiasts.