Updated: Nov 14, 2019

Are you looking for gift tips to family and friends for things that you might like to receive this coming Christmas season? Here are several books used for the Mountain Travel and Rescue courses, and the Avalanche courses. Both Mountain Travel and Rescue Classes and Avalanche classes are electives for Senior Patroller.

Mountain Travel and Rescue course books:

Mountain Travel and Rescue, 2nd edition, by the National Ski Patrol, $28 on Amazon.

Mountaineering: Freedom of the Hills, ninth edition, by the Mountaineers, $25 on Amazon.

Introduction to Search and Rescue, by Eric Martin/NASAR, $31 on Amazon.

Avalanche course books (and Eastern Michigan Region is running a level 1 classroom course on January 25 at Pine Knob):

Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard, by Fredston/Fessler, $12 on Amazon

Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, by Bruce Tremper, $21 at Amazon

If you are planning to do a level 1 Avalanche Field session, and there might be a Central Division class later in the winter, you might want to consider:

Snow, Weather, and Avalanches: Operational Guidelines, by the American Avalanche Association, $12 on the

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