Supplemental reading and reference materials available for purchase; also try the library, ordering from local book stores, or Many new books, out-of-print books, videos, and other avalanche publications can also be ordered through the Utah Avalanche Center at

Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain

Bruce Tremper. Salt Lake City, UT: Mountaineers Books, 2008.

Sledding in Avalanche Terrain

Bruce Jamieson, Lori Zacaruk, and Darcy Svederus. Canada: Canadian Avalanche Centre, 2008.

The Snow Booklet

Nolan J. Doesken and Arthur Judson. Fort Collins, CO: National Snow and Ice Data Center, 1996.

Snow Sense: a Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard

Jill Fredston and Doug Fesler. Anchorage, AK: Alaska Mountain Safety Center, Inc., 1994.

The Avalanche Handbook

David McClung and Peter Schaerer. Seattle: The Mountaineers, 1993.

The Avalanche Book

Betsy R. Armstrong and Knox Williams. Golden, CO: Fulcrum Publishing, 1992.

The Snowy Torrents

Knox Williams and Betsy Armstrong. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, 1984.

The Avalanche Handbook

Ronald I. Perla and M. Martinelli Jr. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, 1975.

Avalanches and Snow Safety

Colin Fraser. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1966.

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