Item: Avalanche Hazard Evaluation in Public Education Programs
Title: Avalanche Hazard Evaluation in Public Education Programs
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 1980 International Snow Science Workshop, Vancouver, BC, Canada
- Tony Daffern [ Canadian Ski Patrol System, Calgary, Alberta ]
Abstract: One of the most difficult aspects of avalanche safety education is teaching the back country traveler how to apply theoretical concepts in the field. Commonly used approaches to the problem range from teaching skiers to avoid all steep slopes to highly technical multi-day courses more suitable for professionals.
Language of Article: English
Keywords: hazard, backcountry skiing, snowcraft, gradient
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