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Avalanche Craft

Avalanche Craft – Strategies for Reducing Risk in the Backcountry is a new e-book that explains the strategies and skills for reducing avalanche risk during backcountry travel. The explanations include over 120 color photos and drawings as well as links to online videos and an article by Colin Zacharias on trip planning. The e-book (epub format) can be viewed on your laptop, e-reader, tablet and smartphone.


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