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Avalanche accidents in Canada

James Bruce Jamieson

Avalanche accidents in Canada

volume 4, 1984-1996

by James Bruce Jamieson

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Published by Canadian Avalanche Association in Revelstoke, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Avalanches -- Accidents -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBruce Jamieson, Torsten Geldsetzer.
    ContributionsGeldsetzer, Torsten, 1964-, Canadian Avalanche Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC929.A8 J35 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 193 p. :
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21220170M
    ISBN 100969975848

    One is unlikely to encounter an avalanche on the bomb-cleared trails of a ski resort like Alta. Avalanche accidents happen far more often in the backcountry, where skiers search for . maintaining the database of avalanche incidents in Canada. An avalanche incident report form is given in Appendix B. Experience has shown that observations are best recorded in a standard surveyor’s field-book with waterproof pages and a hard cover. An accurate, complete and legible field-book not only assists the analysis of theFile Size: 1MB.

    Alaska leads the nation in the number of reported avalanche accidents per capita; over 3, Alaskan avalanche events involving humans have been documented. Between and , Alaska recorded events affecting people; in those events persons are known to have been trapped, injured, or killed (J. A. Fredston, Alaska Mountain Safety. Instructors are finding that avalanche courses do not necessarily reduce the number of avalanche accidents. Statistics show that experienced people with training have high rates of accidents. Short story: Knowledge is good, but doesn’t produce the right decisions unless people take what they know and let it inform their decisions, rather than.

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