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The book is very well laid out and informative without too much technical lingo.
While I'll never be 100% comfortable with him going I feel better knowing he's well informed about how to avoid avalanches and stay safe.
Clear and concise account of snow science from Avalanche Forecasters and backcountry professionals.
I bought this book for my husband who loves to snowboard and frequently goes in the back country. Everytime he goes I'm terrified he'll get caught in an avalanche. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alissa
I have to agree with what I believe to be the majority - those who state that this is THE book to purchase if you buy only one book on Avalanches. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Galibier_Numero_Un
This book is THE BACKCOUNTRY BIBLE. It gets into a bit more snow science than Bruce's 'Avalanche Essentials' book.
Either book is well worth the price to keep you safe.
I read this book. I went backcountry skiing in avalanche terrain 20+ times afterwards and I am still alive so I guess it was a big success.Published 1 month ago by Nate
Anyone- everyone- who recreates on snow should read and reread this book. It is by far the best in depth Avalanche book that I have ever found, perhaps the best instructional book... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jessie L. Foley
Excellent introduction to understanding how to be smart in the backcountry.Published 3 months ago by H. Jenkins