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Sledding in Avalanche Terrain

Reducing the Risk

by Bruce Jamieson

  • 290 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Canadian Avalanche Association .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mountaineering,
  • Winter Sports,
  • Sports & Recreation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11771037M
    ISBN 100969975872
    ISBN 109780969975878
    OCLC/WorldCa39746931

      Avalanche terrain is a place, on or near a mountain slope, where avalanches are able to occur under the right circumstances. Simply put, it’s terrain that’s steep enough for snow to slide. Certain types of terrain invite avalanches to happen more than others, because of the features in that terrain, or the lack there of. If you travel in avalanche terrain you want to read this book. Tremper Finds Avalanche "Sweet Spot" Published by User, 18 years ago In Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, Tremper has found the "sweet spot" in modern avalanche education. With the changing demographics of winter backcountry users, it is becoming increasingly.

    Don’t Let the many Avalanche Stories get in the way of your sledding enjoyment! Let us pass on our expert avalanche knowledge and sled experience, so worries won’t ruin your perfect day. This course is designed by Avalanche Canada, specifically for sledders and customized by our many years of experience. In Avalanche terrain, planning is key! Courses. All of our courses follow Avalanche Canada's AST curriculum guidelines. Little Cedar Services is a licensed AST Provider. Our instructors have a wealth of experience, local knowledge and a casual, friendly teaching style that makes courses fun and informative.

    Find books like Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Staying Alive in Avalanche. If you don’t have avalanche gear or you want someone to point you in the right direction, book a guide from the Big Sky Mountain Sports School. They can guide you through Big Sky’s big mountain terrain and provide the necessary gear if the guide feels you are capable of skiing that terrain.


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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ — $ PaperbackAuthor: Bruce Jamieson, Darcy Svederus. Includes search and rescue techniques, safety measures for sledding in avalanche terrain, field test for recognizing unstable snow, Avalanche danger rates, and phone numbers for current avalanche conditionsIncludes search and rescue techniques, safety measures for sledding in avalanche terrain, field test for recogn.

Sledding in avalanche terrain: reducing the risk. [Bruce Jamieson; Darcy Svederus; Canadian Avalanche Association.] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Jamieson; Darcy Svederus; Canadian Avalanche Association.

Find more information about: ISBN: All of their guides have professional level certification in avalanche hazard evaluation, risk management, weather analysis, emergency first aid and rescue techniques. Fernie has over 60 km of groomed sledding trails and endless backcountry powder terrain for intermediate and expert riders.

Tremper perfectly balanced readability with dispensing life saving knowledge in essentially the most comprehensive book on navigating avalanche terrain.

While it's not a substitute for Avalanche courses and experience in the field, it's a book I read at least every other year as a refresher on various snow tests, decision making and human factors/5(28).

Author: Bruce Tremper; Publisher: The Mountaineers Books ISBN: Category: Sports & Recreation Sledding in Avalanche Terrain book View: DOWNLOAD NOW» CLICK HERE to download the sample chapter "Weather" from Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain * Provides easy-to-follow instructions on crucial avalanche safety skills * Completely revised with all of Sledding in Avalanche Terrain book most recent data and techniques * Ideal for.

To understand avalanches is not a straightforward undertaking, says Doug Latimer – and he should know. Latimer completed his first avalanche safety course as a teenager inbefore the avalanche bulletin that people who go skiing, snowboarding, climbing or sledding in avalanche terrain nowadays rely on to help guide their decision making even existed.

In Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, 3rd Edition, acclaimed snow and avalanche expert Bruce Tremper provides easy-to-understand avalanche safety tips and skills, including the latest snow research and techniques for evaluating snowpack, as well how to rescue companions in the event of an avalanche.

Other topics include:Reviews: Sledding in Avalanche Terrain (AST 1 Manual from AST 1 course. please pre/re-read) AVALUATOR (booklet and card from AST 1 course) Snow Saw or folding bush saw (greater than 30cm) To be supplied – Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain (Field Book) Recommended: 3 antenna digital transceiver with marking function (ask us if you’re not sure).

These guys make some great, educational videos and products. In BCA's Send and Return episode 5, BCA ambassador Tim Haggerty and BCA athlete Riley Leboe hit the backcountry around Whistler, BC, but only after checking in on the Avalanche Canada app, identifying the avalanche problem for the day, and managing their terrain to avoid some potential wind slab.

Bruce Tremper. Salt Lake City, UT: Mountaineers Books, Sledding in Avalanche Terrain. Bruce Jamieson, Lori Zacaruk, and Darcy Svederus. Canada: Canadian Avalanche Centre, The Snow Booklet.

Nolan J. Doesken and Arthur Judson. Fort Collins, CO: National Snow and Ice Data Center, Snow Sense: a Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche. We’ll show you how to play safely in the mountain avalanche terrain while you explore some amazing sledding areas.

This is not a follow-the-leader type trip; we’ll take you on an adventure. All levels of ability are welcome. Enjoy your lunch on top of the mountain while taking in the degree views of the Canadian Rockies.

This book is based on the Canadian Avalanche Association's introductory avalanche course. It is designed for skiers, snowboarders, snowmobilers, climbers, and hikers and includes safety measures, search and rescue techniques, methods for recognizing avalanche terrain, and information on what to do if caught by an avalanche.

Lead instructor, avalanche technician at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Canadian Avalanche Association Level 2 Avalanche Operations, CAA professional member, NUOEC first aid ticket, Avalanche Canada AST Instructor and has been teaching Avalanche Skills Training for 8 years.

Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST 1) is your stepping stone into the backcountry. This course is a must have if you plan on leaving the fields behind & riding your sled in the mountains.» 2 day course – 1 day in the classroom & 1 day in the backcountry» Beginner course» [ ].

Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 (AST 1) is your stepping stone into the backcountry. This course is a must have if you plan on leaving the fields behind & riding your sled in the mountains. Sledding in Avalanche Terrain (AST 1 Manual) ($12) AVALUATOR (booklet and card) ($15) Snow Saw or folding bush saw (greater than 30cm) To be supplied – Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain (Field Book) Recommended: Digital beacon; Probe with measurement increments (min 3 metres).

Ask the guide questions about the trip and book in a couple of clicks once you find the right one for you. Know Before You Go Our friends at the Utah Avalanche Center put. $ SLED $ SKI / BOARD. with one class room session and three field days devoted to enhancing your decision-making framework for traveling in avalanche terrain.

Participants will learn progressive planning and travel techniques for sledding safely through a variety of terrain, key techniques for using both the Danger Rating on a local.

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The Manzanita Lake Area and the snow-covered Park Highway Route offer gradual climbs with limited avalanche danger, however avalanche terrain .Wild Earth: Avalanches (level 4) (Hello Reader, Science) by Lorraine Jean Hopping and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Avalanche - AbeBooks Passion for books.When it comes to a day at SS Freeride, there are no limits other than the ones you set for yourself!

Our tours throughout your stay include a variety of riding techniques, decision making, reading terrain, working as a team, avalanche safety, improvising, and using your surroundings.

When you enroll in this experience, the learning never stops.