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
Authors: 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.
Keywords: hazard, backcountry skiing, snowcraft, gradient
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