STAYING ALIVE IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN Author: Bruce Tremper Product Code: 8343 ISBN: 0-89886-834-3 Ideal for snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers, climbers, and others Provides step-by-step instruction for determining avalanche hazards, using safe travel technique, and making effective rescues Winter recreation in the mountains has increased steadily over the past few years, and so has the number of deaths and injuries caused by avalanches. Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain covers everything you need to know to avoid trouble in avalanche terrain: what avalanches are and how they work, common myths, human activities that lead to avalanche trouble, what happens to victims when an avalanche occurs, and rescue techniques.
Knox Williams, Director, Colorado Avalanche Information Cent - It's easy to read and right on target with what people need to know. It deals heavily in the human factors that get people in trouble in the first place. Rocky Mountain News and syndicated - No one who plays in mountain snow should leave home without having studied this book.
SkiTrax - If you plan to do a lot of backcountry touring or AT skiing, Tremper's book is a must-read.
Detroit News/Free Press - No one who plays in mountain show should leave home without having studied this book ...
Couloir - March 30,2004 If there is room on your bookshelf for just one avalanche safety book, you will be well served by Bruce Tremper's easy-to-read contribution.
Ogden (UT) Standard-Examiner - June 4,2004 Just about everything a book can teach you about avalanche safety…very easy to read and understand.