ABCs of Avalanche Safety, 3rd Ed. is the handy, inexpensive avalanche pocket guide loaded with vital winter backcountry information: how to determine potential avalanche hazard, traveling safely in avalanche terrain, what to do if you're caught in an avalanche, and search and rescue techniques.
A respected authority since 1961, this enduring classic has been updated with the very latest research in the field, including avalanche transceiver technology. A great resource for skiers, snowboarders and snowshoers playing in the mountain backcountry.
Sue Ferguson directed the Utah Avalanche Center. She founded the Avalanche Review and co-founded the American Avalanche Association. E.R. LaChapelle was director of the U.S. Forest Service Avalanche Center in Alta, Utah.
* Authors have served as avalanche center directors
* The guide long used by ski patrol professionals in the backcountry
* Format redesigned for easy access to vital information for ski, snowboard, and snowshoe enthusiasts
By authors: Sue Ferguson, Ed LaChappelle
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
Product Format: Paperback / softback