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Avalanche book recommendations

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I have been to a few talks, done some rescue practice with guides and follow most of the avalanche/off piste safety threads on here but would also like a book to further increase my knowledge. Any recommendations please?
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@leggyblonde, in the sticky at the top of the off piste section there’s a list of books.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Staying-Alive-Avalanche-Terrain-Ski-mountaineers/dp/1898573751/ref=sr_1_3?tag=amz07b-21&ie=UTF8&qid=1353944724&sr=8-3

Remains popular and very practical.
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Embarassed I did a search but didn't find that.

Thanks!
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@jbob, read that myself as a total novice on the subject and found it great. The booklet that came with my Ortovox transceiver was also pretty helpful, it was basically a summary version of the Tremper book.
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@leggyblonde, I think this one is a good option to have a look at -- Snow Sense: A Guide to evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard by Jill Fredston and Doug Fesler
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Bruce Tremper! He writes beautifully and he is addressing YOU when you are reading!
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@jbob, +1
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@jbob +1 on Bruce Tremper, a pleasure to read with a lot of information.
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I have this one, a little more advanced but gives a really thorough background.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Avalanche-Handbook-David-McClung/dp/0898868092?tag=amz07b-21
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Big fan of Jon Oden's How to Adapt to the Mountain : https://www.amazon.com/Free-Skiing-How-Adapt-Mountain/dp/9163313138?tag=amz07b-21 - this is a more broad range book including first aid and mountaineering basics. He shares a lot of his stories and can be quite blunt about your options in rescue scenarios.
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@Scarpa, +1 for that book too.
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Tremper is without doubt good!
However, shameless plug for "Avalanche know-how" written in layman's terms by my oldest friend, Brian Farquharson Very Happy
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Came across this today when searching for something else - could be of interest to some - all the profiling info is pretty standard stuff.

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/53fbfe1ce4b04ce86372f366/t/5452f532e4b025f7beabc627/1414722866983/Chapter2.pdf

I did like this

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