Item: Management of avalanche risk faced by backcountry skiers
Title: Management of avalanche risk faced by backcountry skiers
Proceedings: 1986 International Snow Science Workshop, Lake Tahoe, California, USA
Authors: Lyle A. Sutherland and Harold J. McPherson
Abstract: A survey of backcountry skiers in Banff National Park revealed that the skiers, although aware of the avalanche danger and generally well informed as a result of courses, reading material and information obtained from the Parks Canada management program, possess a disappointingly low knowledge of the avalanche hazard.
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Keywords: hazard, skiing, management program
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