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Old 04-14-2012, 05:46 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I know there are special courses and camps to learn & put this stuff in practice, but i'm wondering if someone knows any usefull and informative books or vids about everything backcountry, off piste & on mountain (how to's, snow conditions, regonizing dangers, etc etc..)

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Old 04-18-2012, 09:24 AM   #2 (permalink)
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thx for the tips Snowolf!

Definitely gonna try to find those books you mentioned, I'd love to come on your splitboard tour unfortunately i live in the Netherlands! and don't have a splitboard so i'll keep on dreaming and wish ou the best of luck with your training program!
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Old 04-26-2012, 11:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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As a general guide, I really like the book Mountaineering The Freedom of the Hills published by The Mountaineers. It covers a lot of topics from medical to weather.
Agreed! Finished a first read of this about a month ago, has some really good info. Definitely worth a few follow up reads as well. Still need to get my hands on the Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain.
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