Item: Offpiste Skiing in France: Recent Evolution, Avalanches Accidents - Forest Preservation
Title: Offpiste Skiing in France: Recent Evolution, Avalanches Accidents - Forest Preservation
Proceedings: 1986 International Snow Science Workshop, Lake Tahoe, California, USA
- Francois Valla
Abstract: Off piste ski, in France, is a type of ski practiced in "wild snow" out of the ski runs of the ski areas. We examine the avalanche accidents for the period 1971-1986, and it evolution. Another sharp problem, in the Alps, is the negative competition between skiers and forest. We present the french program of public information.
Language of Article: English
Keywords: wild snow, accidents, competition
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