Item: Avalanche awareness a question of balance
Title: Avalanche awareness a question of balance
Proceedings: 1988 International Snow Science Workshop, Whistler, October 12-15
Abstract: "Avalanche Awareness: A Question of Balance" is a half-hour video tape which covers the basic fundamentals of avalanche education. This introductory program 1S intended for skiers, snowshoers, snowmobilers, mountaineers and all who work or recreate in the mountains. Using live footage, interviews and computer animat ion, "Avalanche Awareness" presents information on mountain weather, terrain and snowpack, and teaches basic methods for recognizing and avoiding avalan~e hazard and techniques for safe winter travel, route-finding and rescue.
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Keywords: avalanche, hazard, snowpack, terrain, rescue, route-finding
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