Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain #534


Written by avalanche expert Bruce Tremper, this excellent resource on modern avalanche education is easily digested by novices yet technically insightful for snow safety veterans. Contains an avalanche actuarial table illustrating the necessity of making good decisions along with detailed information on safe travel in the backcountry, whether one is skiing, snowboarding, or snowmobiling. Terrific illustrations and photos support Tremper’s engaging and, at times, entertaining writing style. Staying Alive is a passionate and insightful study of avalanche safety. Can be used as a text for NSP’s Level II Avalanche Course. 2001.