Winter recreation in the backcountry has increased steadily over the years and so has the number of deaths and injuries caused by avalanches. As search and rescue teams are increasingly strapped for funding, self-education has become a larger necessity for snow-sport enthusiasts. The new edition of Bruce Tremper's seminal book is organized according to the structure of American Avalanche Association classes and all chapters have been updated and reviewed by peer experts.
- Provides easy-to-follow instructions on crucial avalanche safety skills
- Completely revised with all of the most recent data and techniques
- Ideal for snowmobilers, snowboarders, snowshoers, skiers, climbers, hunters, hikers