"The textbook for course instructors." -- Skiing Magazine
If [you have room] for just one avalanche safety book, you will be well served by [this book]. -- Couloir
Just about everything a book can teach you about avalanche safety. -- Ogden Standard-Examiner
About the Author
Bruce Tremper is the director of the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center and coordinated backcountry avalanche safety preparations for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City. He is one of the nation's foremost experts on avalanches, and has appeared in news reports and documentaries produced by National Geographic, PBS, and Discovery Channel, among others.
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