Brand : Cicerone
Season : SS12
Code : 403165
This is an indispensible mini-guide for skiers, mountaineers, snowboarders, snowshoers and winter walkers. It'll help you understand and predict avalanches, evaluate the risks and reduce the dangers. It aslo explains the different types of avalanches, their effects and the warning signs for each.
The guide includes expertise drawn from a number of professionals in the field, as well as first hand accounts of the devastating power of avalanches from both witnesses and survivors. This guide is required reading for all winter sports enthusiasts and is small enough to carry for reference on the go.
The guide also includes a Nivotest card, which has been developed to quantify the risk of avalanches in the field.
- Written by Swiss expert, Robert Bolognesi PhD and translated by Blyth Wright
- Plastic cover - allowing the guide to be used outdoors
- ISBN 9781852844738