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dc.contributor.authorEbert, Philipen_UK
dc.description.abstractFirst paragraph: Backcountry skiing requires us to make decisions in an inherently uncertain environment with possibly fatal consequences. However, skills and competences to recognize and avoid the possible dangers in avalanche terrain can help to reduce these dangers and render the residual risk "acceptable." Also, there is a sense in which to be a responsible backcountry enthusiast is to be one who has acquired competences to deal with the relevant dangers. Thus, being a competent decision-maker is not only important to reduce the overall risk involved, but also plays a pivotal role in rendering an engagement in so-called "extreme sports" socially acceptable.en_UK
dc.publisherAmerican Avalanche Associationen_UK
dc.relationEbert P (2015) Know Your Own Competence: Reflecting on Competent Decision-Making In Avalanche Terrain, Avalanche Review, 1.4.2015, 33 (4), pp. 22-24.en_UK
dc.rightsPermission for availability of full-text article in this repository granted by the Editor of The Avalanche Review (28th November 2018). Ebert P (2015) Know Your Own Competence: Reflecting on Competent Decision-Making In Avalanche Terrain, Avalanche Review, 1.4.2015, 33 (4), pp. 22-24. Available from:
dc.titleKnow Your Own Competenceen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleAvalanche Reviewen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.citation.conferencelocationVictor, Idaho, USAen_UK
dc.publisher.addressVictor, Idaho, USAen_UK
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