Avalanche Handbook

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Technical yet accessible, The Avalanche Handbook, 3rd Edition, covers the formation, character, effects, and control of avalanches; rescue techniques; and research on understanding and surviving avalanches.

Illustrated with nearly 200 updated illustrations, photos and examples, the revised edition offers exhaustive information on contributing weather and climate factors, snowpack analysis, the newest transceiver search techniques, and preventative and protective measures, including avalanche zoning and control.

Weight 684.00 g
ISBN

9780898868098

Author of book

David McClung and Peter Schaere

Publisher

Mountaineers Books

Publish Date

10 December 2006

Language

English

Page size

185mm x 230m m

Binding

Paperback

Number of pages

256

Author description

Peter Schaerer Short Biography: With more than 40 years experience studying avalanches

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