It's still the handy pocket guide offered at a bargain price.
It's still the handy pocket guide offered at a bargain price. And it is still loaded with the vital information you need to survive in the mountains: 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. 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
- Format redesigned for easy access to vital information
- Additional Information
Author Sue A. Ferguson & Edward R. Lachapelle