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Avalanche Awareness in the New Zealand Backcountry

Author: Penny Goddard.

Published: 2nd edition 2013

New Zealand’s go-to avalanche awareness handbook reflects the best in current avalanche knowledge, applied to New Zealand’s unique mountain environment.

Everyone who visits the mountains needs to have an understanding of avalanches and the threat they pose. This book provides simple strategies for identifying avalanche terrain and avalanche conditions, explains how to make wise decisions, and teaches rescue techniques.

Well illustrated with colour photos, diagrams, and a New Zealand regional guide, the book is an essential companion for climbers, snowboarders, skiers, snowmobilers, trampers and hunters.

210mm x 148mm, paperback
colour images

112 pages

Endorsed by the New Zealand Mountain Safety Council.

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