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Avalanche Discussion Experiment Marcus 12 13081 11/16/15, 07:25 AM
by ChuckM
bc 8 Heli-Free North Cascades 0 1257 12/03/11, 02:05 PM
by Heli-Free North Cascades
10 essentials Andrew Carey 0 1486 12/18/11, 04:49 PM
by Andrew Carey
Here's a good one Scotsman 0 1304 02/01/12, 10:47 AM
by Scotsman
Free base grinds in Rock Face pipedream 0 1179 02/01/12, 10:32 PM
by pipedream
Avalanche fatality in Revelstoke backcountry VerticallyInclined 0 1697 03/13/12, 02:32 PM
by VerticallyInclined
Terrain Selection and Travel Techniques bc_skier 0 1217 03/27/12, 09:16 PM
by bc_skier
Early season snow pack observations... Jason4 0 1111 10/22/12, 10:19 AM
by Jason4
Pro Guiding Service avie courses posted! Chris S 0 992 10/23/12, 08:37 AM
by Chris S
First avalanche fatality of the season. Scotsman 0 1884 10/24/12, 01:03 PM
by Scotsman
Avalanche Transceiver Check bc_skier 0 1113 11/25/12, 08:49 AM
by bc_skier
New NWAC snowpack information exchange Jeff_Ward 0 969 12/06/12, 01:00 PM
by Jeff_Ward
NY Times on Feb 2012 Stevens Pass Avalanche komo 0 1208 12/20/12, 12:33 PM
by komo
Deep Snow Hazard or Avy? jdclimber 0 1300 12/20/12, 06:59 PM
by jdclimber
1/1/13 Conditions Update from Stevens Pass Patrol Marcus 0 1258 01/04/13, 12:23 PM
by Marcus
Instability - Stevens Pass Side Country 4/13/13 SYates 0 2466 04/13/13, 06:11 PM
by SYates
Springstability cumulus 0 2511 06/05/13, 01:45 PM
by cumulus
AIARE 1 and BC Ski Course 2014 Oyvind_Henningsen 0 2895 10/11/13, 10:17 AM
by Oyvind_Henningsen
BCA Safety Alert - Float Trigger Voluntary Recall Chris S 0 2948 10/15/13, 09:40 PM
by Chris S
sierra 13/14 all mtn 0 2930 12/20/13, 01:15 PM
by all mtn
av. fatality at Kicking Horse, B C dec. 20 all mtn 0 2983 12/23/13, 06:33 PM
by all mtn
dec 23, av. - Alta/ inbounds all mtn 0 2878 12/23/13, 06:55 PM
by all mtn
dec 26 Jackson hole fatality all mtn 0 3072 12/26/13, 05:29 PM
by all mtn
Alps - multiple av. fatalities. all mtn 0 3079 12/30/13, 05:47 PM
by all mtn
snowfall, avalanche ? all mtn 0 2868 01/03/14, 12:51 PM
by all mtn
Powder Guide: Managing Avalanche Risk all mtn 0 2864 01/04/14, 07:55 PM
by all mtn
Wayne Flann avalanche blog all mtn 0 3202 01/04/14, 08:14 PM
by all mtn
"near surface facetting" interested study.. rlsg 0 2814 01/07/14, 07:28 PM
by rlsg
starting zone all mtn 0 3166 01/10/14, 06:03 PM
by all mtn
utah ac, nwac - High danger rating all mtn 0 3170 01/11/14, 11:11 AM
by all mtn
NWAC Pro Observation 2/11/2014 - Stevens Pass Area J.P. 0 4243 02/12/14, 12:00 PM
by J.P.
An Evening with the Staff of the NWAC NWAC 0 4099 02/15/14, 08:31 PM
by NWAC
Red Mtn Avalanches - on 2/23 or 2/24? LukerBee 0 4546 02/24/14, 08:09 PM
by LukerBee
On Demand "The Fine Line" kneel turner 0 4253 03/03/14, 08:46 PM
by kneel turner
Mar 1, Terminal Cancer Coulior, Nevada, Avalanche kciari 0 4238 03/04/14, 01:23 PM
by kciari
3/9/14 - Employee Housing Wet Slide (Controlled) pipedream 0 4771 03/10/14, 02:10 PM
by pipedream
Mar. 10th Crystal Mt. Wa. High Camble Avi Edgesport 0 4817 03/11/14, 06:24 AM
by Edgesport
NWAC Going Deep Workshop: Transitioning to Spring NWAC 0 4679 03/25/14, 05:46 PM
by NWAC
Avalanche Education Survey bc_skier 0 4163 04/15/14, 06:14 AM
by bc_skier
Seismic detection of Mount St. Helens avalanches pinnatifid 0 4750 05/16/14, 01:13 PM
by pinnatifid
Participants Wanted for Avy Study of GPS Tracks Jonathan_S. 0 4539 12/08/14, 05:33 PM
by Jonathan_S.
Berthoud Pass slide report Chuck C 0 4574 01/19/15, 09:36 PM
by Chuck C
Final NWAC Going Deep Workshop 4/23 NWAC 0 4953 04/15/15, 10:50 AM
by NWAC
Avalanche burial and rescue at Stevens backside Randy 0 4294 12/08/15, 05:50 PM
by Randy
NARSID claims one in bounds, Snoq. Summit Central r1de 0 4536 12/21/15, 10:09 AM
by r1de
Public avalanche observation database? kceronsky 0 3165 02/09/16, 12:21 PM
by kceronsky
2-24-16 Avalanche on Panorama Point, MRNP vogtski 0 3581 02/25/16, 06:45 AM
by vogtski
Slide Fatality - Mt Bailey Cat Skiing Lead Guide vaultguru6 0 3718 03/25/16, 07:41 PM
by vaultguru6
10 Common Missteps of Avalanche Pros runningclouds 0 3149 11/06/16, 12:25 PM
by runningclouds
11/24/2016 NWAC now Avalanche Forecasting NWAC 0 1839 11/24/16, 06:19 PM
by NWAC
White Pass Avy fatility dbrannon 0 2447 12/28/16, 02:46 PM
by dbrannon
Glacier Park Fatality Brandonee 0 2040 01/06/17, 08:24 PM
by Brandonee
1/12 Going Deep workshop Series on Communication NWAC 0 1600 01/09/17, 03:08 PM
by NWAC
20' crown at shuksan arm? sastrugi slicer 0 2105 02/19/17, 10:29 AM
by sastrugi slicer
Persistant Deep Slabs Heli-Free North Cascades 0 1971 04/05/17, 01:46 PM
by Heli-Free North Cascades
Phantom 4/6/2011 Thread Marcus 1 1863 12/10/11, 11:09 PM
by peteyboy
2) What snowpack structures are most dangerous? garyabrill 1 1252 12/20/11, 02:16 PM
by CookieMonster
A unique approach to avalanche avoidance Andrew Carey 1 1433 12/27/11, 06:15 PM
by garyabrill
3) What makes weak layers persistent? garyabrill 1 1156 12/22/11, 04:47 PM
by CookieMonster
5) What happens to weak layers in the long run? garyabrill 1 1561 02/21/12, 05:29 PM
by rlsg
Another decision flow chart silaswild 1 1560 02/11/12, 09:04 AM
by davidG
Crystal BC 2/19 Burial and Rescue Marcus 1 1785 02/27/12, 03:08 PM
by Scotsman
The Snowy Torrents: Avy accident books FREE online Amar Andalkar 1 1534 03/02/12, 10:04 AM
by cumulus
Large slide in Kendall ridge's south chute Marcus 1 1717 03/06/12, 08:51 PM
by cumulus
Video of climax avalanche in ski resort in France Broz 1 1439 03/06/12, 11:49 AM
by VerticallyInclined
Video of 25 min burial and live recovery hefeweizen 1 1646 03/10/12, 09:05 AM
by ron j
Analysis of Ranger Peak Avalanche, Tetons, Mar2012 Amar Andalkar 1 1742 03/29/12, 10:52 AM
by Charlie Hagedorn
Utah 11/12 Season Overview Video Charlie Hagedorn 1 1075 11/07/12, 10:15 AM
by fresh
Another article on backcountry decision making silaswild 1 1310 12/07/12, 05:28 PM
by Stimbuck
Online avalanche course zestysticks 1 1401 02/20/13, 08:19 PM
by highflyingpilot
3/19/13 spearhead glacier avi near whistler blitz 1 2376 03/22/13, 06:59 PM
by ski2fly
Rogers Pass Avalanche Fatality Gregg_C 1 2646 03/28/13, 09:41 AM
by Skier of the Hood
Tateyama, Japan, 7 dead, 1 missing 11/23/2013 Charlie Hagedorn 1 3388 12/10/13, 07:43 PM
by rlsg
27 DEC 2013, Loveland Pass swaterfall 1 3242 12/28/13, 07:54 AM
by stoudema
Av. fatality, Steamboat Co area all mtn 1 3807 01/14/14, 07:38 PM
by all mtn
Caution going into the weekend aaron_wright 1 3506 01/08/14, 09:43 AM
by all mtn
heuristics, powder fever all mtn 1 3458 01/14/14, 05:08 PM
by OregonDead
Mission Ridge, big crown aaron_wright 1 4823 02/21/14, 08:25 PM
by all mtn
Going Deep: Deconstructing Avalanche Accidents NWAC 1 4757 03/05/14, 03:11 PM
by Heli-Free North Cascades
NWAC Spring Forecasting Announcement NWAC 1 4901 04/04/14, 08:13 PM
by Charlie Hagedorn
Lessons From East Coast Avalanche MushBuster 1 4715 04/17/14, 11:25 AM
by Charlie Hagedorn
More tragedy in Nepal pipedream 1 5056 10/15/14, 12:16 PM
by Charlie Hagedorn
Plot of NWAC accident reports by month Charlie Hagedorn 1 5080 04/02/15, 06:02 PM
by rlsg
Everett Mountaineers AIARE 1 Course Oyvind_Henningsen 1 4464 10/08/15, 02:24 PM
by Oyvind_Henningsen
Crowd sourced avalanche app SkiinLou 1 4328 12/16/15, 08:22 AM
by Mattski
Doug Green peteyboy 1 3877 01/23/16, 06:46 PM
by cumulus
January 30 slide on Tumalo, central Oregon Charlie Hagedorn 1 3971 02/10/16, 10:38 AM
by natefred
Safe skin track advice silaswild 1 3987 02/29/16, 03:57 PM
by James Wells
Cherry Bowl, Avalanche Canada educational feature kamtron 1 2796 11/28/16, 06:42 AM
by lefty72
Ian McCammon speaking in Port Angeles 1/14 Stormking 1 1886 01/08/17, 09:28 AM
by Heli-Free North Cascades
Slide: The Avalanche Podcast bbrelje 1 2028 01/14/17, 12:13 PM
by Brett
Beacon Battery's intermittent jtack 1 1793 01/12/17, 09:15 AM
by Heli-Free North Cascades
Niseko Japan out of bounds avalanche fatality Randy 1 1939 02/27/17, 12:13 PM
by chuck
Spire Gulch Avy. Prediction , Spring 2017 ? SKIER-X 1 1934 03/21/17, 03:10 PM
by SKIER-X
Behavior and results of a weak layer Edgesport 2 1292 02/02/12, 12:37 PM
by VerticallyInclined
Transceivers and EM Interference pipedream 2 1517 01/30/12, 10:05 AM
by garyabrill
Mt Baker slack country ""Lost and Found" pred 2 1598 02/02/12, 05:12 AM
by curmudgeon
Deep Slab Tutorial w Caroline Gleich Edgesport 2 1587 02/13/12, 02:27 PM
by garyabrill
Decision Making for Experienced Bc Travelers DenisSeattle 2 2105 03/22/12, 03:57 PM
by NWAC
Online Route-finding exercises reddirt 2 1596 03/25/12, 08:45 PM
by Edgesport
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