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    Description-- Ideal for snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers, climbers, hikers, and others-- Provides step-by-step instruction for determining avalanche hazards, using safe travel techniques, and making effective rescuesWinter recreation in the mountains has increased steadily over the past few years, and so has the number of deaths and injuries caused by avalanches. Avalanche: Beating the Odds 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.


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    Title
    Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bruce Tremper
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 227
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 467 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780898868340
    ISBN 10: 0898868343
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.7
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: WSZV
    BISAC V2.8: SPO052000
    BIC subject category V2: WSW
    BISAC V2.8: SPO029000
    LC classification: GV200.18
    DC21: 796.90289
    Thema V1.0: SZV, ST
    Publisher
    Mountaineers Books
    Imprint name
    Mountaineers Books
    Publication date
    01 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    Seattle