Avalanche!

A pocket guide to understanding and reducing risks from Avalanches

By Robert Bolognesi

A practical pocket guidebook to help you learn the skill of snow avalanche prediction. Aimed at all winter snow sports enthusiasts, you can learn the skill of avalanche prediction, understand and predict avalanches, evaluate the risks and reduce the dangers. The book includes a Nivotest designed to help quantify risks from avalanches.

Seasons

Winter.

Difficulty

Aimed at those involved in snow and winter sports, from enthusiasts to professionals.
ISBN
9781852844738
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Published
Published
25 Jan 2007
Reprinted
16 Nov 2015
Edition
First
Pages
112
Size
15.5 x 10.0 x 0.8cm
Weight
130g
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12
Nov
2019
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Robert Bolognesi

Robert Bolognesi, PhD, Polytechnic of Lausanne, is a graduate of the Institute of Alpine Geography, Grenoble, former researcher at the Swiss Federal Snow and Avalanche Research Centre, Davos, avalanche control practitioner and founder of METEORISK, specialising in the amelioration of weather-related risks.

Avalanche and Snow were translated by Blyth Wright who has climbed and skied extensively in the UK, the Alps and North America for over 40 years. He was formerly Assistant Director of the International School of Mountaineering in Leysin, Switzerland, then worked for 20 years as an Instructor at Glenmore Lodge National Sports Centre. Since 1989 he has acted as Co-ordinator of what is now the sportscotland Avalanche Information Service. He has represented Scotland and the UK at many international meetings of snow and avalanche experts.

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