In the Path of An Avalanche

In the Path of An Avalanche

A True Story

eBook - 2003
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On a clear, cold morning in January 1998, in the Selkirk Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, six experienced skiers were buried in a massive avalanche. They didn't have a chance. A combination of factors - steep, open terrain; an unstable winter snow pack; poor weather conditions; and a trigger provided by a handful of backcountry skiers - made the tragedy, the worst day for avalanche deaths in Canadian history and one of the most tragic in North America, inevitable. This personalized view of an avalanche explores a natural phenomenon that has been, and remains, a force of awesome, uns.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Greystone Books, 2003
ISBN: 9781282696181
1282696181
9781926685250
1926685253
9781550546613
1550546619
9781550545180
Characteristics: data file,rda
1 online resource (229 pages) : illustrations

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