to the avalanche.org Library Project. This library is a
cooperative project between
and the WestWide Avalanche
Network and past sponsors. The goal of the Library is to provide
easy access to all types of papers that contain information
about snow and avalanches. With additional support, avalanche.org will be able to post many more articles in the future. Be sure to check out select articles from The
Avalanche Review. This is a publication that is supported and
operated by the American
Avalanche Association and its members.
remember, this is only a starting point for avalanche education.
It is not intended to provide adequate information for you
to start making decisions for yourself and others in avalanche terrain.
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About the Library
The Library is divided up into different categories.
Some papers are very basic, while others provide scientific content
on the subject. Many of the papers are over forty years old,
but are included because their content provides an important history.
Much of the information in these older papers, create the foundation
that avalanche educators, mountain travelers, and avalanche professionals