The Avalanche Handbook

Author: David McClung
Editor: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9780898868098
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Technical yet accessible, The Avalanche Handbook, 3rd Edition, covers the formation, character, effects, and control of avalanches; rescue techniques; and research on understanding and surviving avalanches. Illustrated with nearly 200 updated illustrations, photos and examples, the revised edition offers exhaustive information on contributing weather and climate factors, snowpack analysis, the newest transceiver search techniques, and preventative and protective measures, including avalanche zoning and control. It contains new information on the unique characteristics of alpine snow, snow slab instability, terrain variables, skier triggering of avalanches, and the nature of avalanche motion. Plus brand-new chapters on the elements of backcountry avalanche forecasting and the decision-making process.
The Avalanche Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 342
Authors: David McClung, Peter A. Schaerer
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

Technical yet accessible, The Avalanche Handbook, 3rd Edition, covers the formation, character, effects, and control of avalanches; rescue techniques; and research on understanding and surviving avalanches. Illustrated with nearly 200 updated illustrations, photos and examples, the revised edition offers exhaustive information on contributing weather and climate factors, snowpack analysis, the
The Avalanche
Language: en
Pages: 100
Authors: Gertrude Atherton
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-08 - Publisher: Good Press

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Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Anne McCabe
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-01 - Publisher: PubliBook Ireland

A story of secrets buried deep in the hills of County Wicklow An avalanche buries a family in an isolated cottage, condemning the ghost of a new-born child to wander alone in the haunted hills of Wicklow. Three generations of women, each hostage to the repercussions of a smouldering secret
The Avalanche Murders
Language: en
Pages: 180
Authors: William F. Thomas
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Trafford Publishing

The beautiful Kelli Kendall thought her life was complete when she married Robb, a handsome Attorney, with a prestigious, San Francisco, law firm. She soon learned that there were women who threw themselves at him, and he couldn't or wouldn't leave them alone. That proved to be his downfall. Suddenly,
After the Avalanche
Language: en
Pages: 236
Authors: Lyn Ellen Hicks
Categories: Self-Help
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-08-26 - Publisher: WestBow Press

“On February 11, 1992, my husband and our friend drove up to a local Southern California resort for a short day of skiing ... and never returned. “I began to experience an unfamiliar gamut of terrifying, confusing, and gripping emotions. In the following 82 days of searching for them, I