Avalanche books

Books on avalanche safety have been flying out the doors. They include ABCs of Avalanche Safety by Sue A. Ferguson and Edward R. LaChapelle (paperback $8), Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain by Bruce Tremper (paperback $19), and Snow Sense: A Guide to Evaluating Snow Avalanche Hazard by Jill Fredston & Doug Fesler (paperback $9). Jill Fredston has also written stories about people and their experiences with avalanches in Snowstruck: In the Grip of Avalanches (hardback $24).

Mary Jane DiSanti is the owner of Country Bookshelf in Bozeman, where all of these books can be found.