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The Avalanche Hunters Hardcover – June, 1968

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 236 pages
  • Publisher: Macrae Smith Co; 1st edition (June 1968)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0825513456
  • ISBN-13: 978-0825513459
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 6 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.5 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,870,443 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Hardcover
Monty Atwater was the father of American avalanche science. Returning from WWII, he joined the US Forest Service and established the country's first avalanche research center at Alta, Utah.

Atwater and the newly-founded Snow Rangers set about developing modern methods of avalanche control by applying military techniques used to knock avalanches onto the heads of enemy soldiers in the Alps.

This book chronicles that exciting time and includes basic avalanche awareness information, a bibliography of old avalanche titles and great old photos of Little Cottonwood Canyon with no ski tracks in the backcountry.
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