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Avalanche Discussion Experiment Marcus 12 13821 11/16/15, 07:25 AM
by ChuckM
Scenarios 1 Koda 5 2134 12/08/11, 07:07 PM
by ron j
Personal Rules otter 4 2046 12/09/11, 02:32 PM
by CookieMonster
Phantom 4/6/2011 Thread Marcus 1 1920 12/10/11, 11:09 PM
by peteyboy
Advance Hindsight Lowell_Skoog 9 5123 12/13/11, 09:02 PM
by normanclyde
Models CookieMonster 10 4001 12/14/11, 09:47 PM
by CookieMonster
10 essentials Andrew Carey 0 1529 12/18/11, 04:49 PM
by Andrew Carey
2) What snowpack structures are most dangerous? garyabrill 1 1280 12/20/11, 02:16 PM
by CookieMonster
3) What makes weak layers persistent? garyabrill 1 1184 12/22/11, 04:47 PM
by CookieMonster
A unique approach to avalanche avoidance Andrew Carey 1 1475 12/27/11, 06:15 PM
by garyabrill
4) Why can weak layers be triggered long after for garyabrill 3 1867 12/27/11, 06:24 PM
by garyabrill
Here's What I Fear « 1 2  All » ron j 40 21796 01/02/12, 01:08 AM
by ace117
Avy Hazard and Decision Making (from Cement Basin post) « 1 2  All » GerryH 35 15152 01/05/12, 09:57 AM
by garyabrill
Communications Checklists otter 5 2420 01/11/12, 02:13 PM
by Robert Connor
Close up photo of surface hoar cchapin 3 2090 01/13/12, 11:03 PM
by RyanPete81
photo of table tourers alecapone 23 10217 01/26/12, 07:51 PM
by chuck
Transceivers and EM Interference pipedream 2 1548 01/30/12, 10:05 AM
by garyabrill
Weak Layer Considerations garyabrill 17 10903 01/30/12, 10:24 AM
by garyabrill
Snowmobiler incident eastern Wa. rippy 4 2429 02/01/12, 07:10 AM
by 0321Recon
Here's a good one Scotsman 0 1331 02/01/12, 10:47 AM
by Scotsman
Free base grinds in Rock Face pipedream 0 1209 02/01/12, 10:32 PM
by pipedream
Mt Baker slack country ""Lost and Found" pred 2 1626 02/02/12, 05:12 AM
by curmudgeon
Behavior and results of a weak layer Edgesport 2 1330 02/02/12, 12:37 PM
by VerticallyInclined
Cornice Collapse Near Miss bwalt822 3 1951 02/07/12, 07:32 PM
by Edgesport
Extended Column Test - How to interpret? « 1 2  All » jdclimber 35 20245 02/10/12, 10:49 AM
by ryanl
Another decision flow chart silaswild 1 1634 02/11/12, 09:04 AM
by davidG
Deep Slab Tutorial w Caroline Gleich Edgesport 2 1628 02/13/12, 02:27 PM
by garyabrill
1) What are weak layers and why are they dangerous garyabrill 9 2957 02/16/12, 07:29 PM
by garyabrill
A humbling lesson in avalanches brew 5 3807 02/19/12, 07:13 PM
by Jonn-E
5) What happens to weak layers in the long run? garyabrill 1 1597 02/21/12, 05:29 PM
by rlsg
Andrew Mclean's 10 tips for avy avoidance Scotsman 3 2179 02/24/12, 09:05 AM
by Koda
Tree Well Video: Must watch! Scotsman 7 3039 02/26/12, 11:14 AM
by rnbfish
Crystal BC 2/19 Burial and Rescue Marcus 1 1813 02/27/12, 03:08 PM
by Scotsman
The Snowy Torrents: Avy accident books FREE online Amar Andalkar 1 1559 03/02/12, 10:04 AM
by cumulus
Video of climax avalanche in ski resort in France Broz 1 1464 03/06/12, 11:49 AM
by VerticallyInclined
Large slide in Kendall ridge's south chute Marcus 1 1741 03/06/12, 08:51 PM
by cumulus
Avalanche on "safe" route at Pan Point, Mt Rainier Amar Andalkar 6 3151 03/08/12, 02:28 PM
by nhluhr
Video of 25 min burial and live recovery hefeweizen 1 1674 03/10/12, 09:05 AM
by ron j
Avalanche fatality in Revelstoke backcountry VerticallyInclined 0 1730 03/13/12, 02:32 PM
by VerticallyInclined
Safety of trees Koda 9 3484 03/17/12, 02:13 AM
by Koda
Baker BC - very reactive surface layer observation daveb 22 10454 03/19/12, 02:56 PM
by toby_tortorelli
Decision Making for Experienced Bc Travelers DenisSeattle 2 2168 03/22/12, 03:57 PM
by NWAC
Online Route-finding exercises reddirt 2 1629 03/25/12, 08:45 PM
by Edgesport
Terrain Selection and Travel Techniques bc_skier 0 1242 03/27/12, 09:16 PM
by bc_skier
Analysis of Ranger Peak Avalanche, Tetons, Mar2012 Amar Andalkar 1 1772 03/29/12, 10:52 AM
by Charlie Hagedorn
Interesting Avy Control Approach - via Italy tortiseshell 2 1800 04/05/12, 09:38 PM
by trees4me
April fools on Table Mountain chuck 14 6151 04/09/12, 07:52 PM
by HillsHaveEyes
Recent snowpack obs. btbd 3 2258 05/09/12, 09:55 AM
by btbd
Higher Elevation slab? Joedabaker 11 3550 07/03/12, 06:20 PM
by avajane
Avi Gear in summer? Koda 7 2838 07/10/12, 09:18 PM
by Lowell_Skoog
ESPN Avy Series---Good Read Scotsman 3 1587 10/18/12, 06:03 PM
by Lynden Don
Early season snow pack observations... Jason4 0 1137 10/22/12, 10:19 AM
by Jason4
Pro Guiding Service avie courses posted! Chris S 0 1020 10/23/12, 08:37 AM
by Chris S
Route finding exercises Scotsman 2 1350 10/24/12, 09:35 AM
by Marcus
First avalanche fatality of the season. Scotsman 0 1911 10/24/12, 01:03 PM
by Scotsman
Utah 11/12 Season Overview Video Charlie Hagedorn 1 1108 11/07/12, 10:15 AM
by fresh
Avalanche Transceiver Check bc_skier 0 1144 11/25/12, 08:49 AM
by bc_skier
new Ortovox 3+ with battery mykuhl 5 1630 11/27/12, 01:08 PM
by mykuhl
B.C. avalanche control Andrew Carey 2 1536 11/28/12, 09:03 PM
by niko
New NWAC snowpack information exchange Jeff_Ward 0 995 12/06/12, 01:00 PM
by Jeff_Ward
Another article on backcountry decision making silaswild 1 1336 12/07/12, 05:28 PM
by Stimbuck
Swiss Avalanche Decision Matrix ashcan 2 1424 12/07/12, 08:10 PM
by Mattski
PWL: Rain Crust Observations ~Link~ 10 3031 12/16/12, 01:34 PM
by ~Link~
NY Times on Feb 2012 Stevens Pass Avalanche komo 0 1231 12/20/12, 12:33 PM
by komo
Deep Snow Hazard or Avy? jdclimber 0 1327 12/20/12, 06:59 PM
by jdclimber
1/1/13 Conditions Update from Stevens Pass Patrol Marcus 0 1299 01/04/13, 12:23 PM
by Marcus
Northway Rescue Helmet-cam Charlie Hagedorn 7 2905 01/11/13, 07:45 AM
by JPH
Transceivers and Cell Phones r1de 7 2933 01/16/13, 01:26 PM
by Double E
Does this seem dumb to anyone else? pipedream 20 7703 01/26/13, 08:37 PM
by mikerolfs
Echo Peak avy video Chuck C 16 8805 02/17/13, 05:08 PM
by Fishman
Online avalanche course zestysticks 1 1437 02/20/13, 08:19 PM
by highflyingpilot
Is the alpental becon park running? Eli3 14 4019 02/26/13, 07:13 PM
by silaswild
"What a Fuc*ing idiot" avajane 15 5669 03/02/13, 10:29 AM
by avajane
February 24, 2013 Heather Ridge Avalanche « 1 2  All » Chainsaw_Willie 25 11660 03/05/13, 09:53 AM
by avajane
Wisdom from Wounds - an avalanche reflection Edgesport 2 2696 03/05/13, 07:27 PM
by Scole
Very good Avy airbag article. Scotsman 10 3586 03/14/13, 07:12 AM
by Jonathan_S.
What do you do next? Edgesport 9 3125 03/18/13, 01:15 PM
by Charlie Hagedorn
3/19/13 spearhead glacier avi near whistler blitz 1 2404 03/22/13, 06:59 PM
by ski2fly
Avalanche video from Europe Chuck C 5 2841 03/22/13, 10:37 PM
by silaswild
Rogers Pass Avalanche Fatality Gregg_C 1 2674 03/28/13, 09:41 AM
by Skier of the Hood
risks of current warming RonL 4 2718 03/29/13, 08:02 PM
by Chuck C
March 2nd Denver avalanche victim alive after 3hr Edgesport 7 3431 04/10/13, 10:29 AM
by dirtnerd
Instability - Stevens Pass Side Country 4/13/13 SYates 0 2490 04/13/13, 06:11 PM
by SYates
Snow Experts Look Into Cause Of No-Injury Mt Hood mattgoyer 5 3643 04/13/13, 09:50 PM
by Snodger
4/13/2013 Snoqualmie Mountain wants to slide Jonn-E 9 6151 04/16/13, 02:05 PM
by cumulus
Five snowboarders killed in CO Gregg_C 8 4525 04/27/13, 10:19 AM
by Andrew Carey
Avy Hazard thoughts Memorial Weekend 2013 Griff 4 2880 05/24/13, 12:53 PM
by Scotsman
Springstability cumulus 0 2538 06/05/13, 01:45 PM
by cumulus
Splitboard Avi Response konacross 7 5115 09/17/13, 09:36 PM
by Jake the Brit
AIARE 1 and BC Ski Course 2014 Oyvind_Henningsen 0 2922 10/11/13, 10:17 AM
by Oyvind_Henningsen
BCA Safety Alert - Float Trigger Voluntary Recall Chris S 0 2983 10/15/13, 09:40 PM
by Chris S
Op-Ed: Calling Bullsh!t 10/14/2013 bc_skier 9 8091 11/29/13, 07:29 PM
by Chris S
Dec. 3, Bagley Lakes (continuation of Nov. 16....) « 1 2  All » hop 27 17817 12/10/13, 06:18 PM
by rlsg
Tateyama, Japan, 7 dead, 1 missing 11/23/2013 Charlie Hagedorn 1 3424 12/10/13, 07:43 PM
by rlsg
Paradise Area Wind Slab: December 7, 2013 Trevor Kostanich 5 4548 12/13/13, 04:36 PM
by rlsg
HOW'D THAT HAPPEN?? ron j 21 15982 12/18/13, 11:07 AM
by vogtski
sierra 13/14 all mtn 0 3007 12/20/13, 01:15 PM
by all mtn
av. fatality at Kicking Horse, B C dec. 20 all mtn 0 3013 12/23/13, 06:33 PM
by all mtn
dec 23, av. - Alta/ inbounds all mtn 0 2911 12/23/13, 06:55 PM
by all mtn
dec 26 Jackson hole fatality all mtn 0 3108 12/26/13, 05:29 PM
by all mtn
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