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Avalanche Discussion Experiment Marcus 12 14215 11/16/15, 07:25 AM
by ChuckM
"near surface facetting" interested study.. rlsg 0 2885 01/07/14, 07:28 PM
by rlsg
"What a Fuc*ing idiot" avajane 15 5690 03/02/13, 10:29 AM
by avajane
'Considerable' rating « 1 2  All » Snoqualmonix 46 30482 01/17/14, 01:25 PM
by Jason4
1) What are weak layers and why are they dangerous garyabrill 9 2975 02/16/12, 07:29 PM
by garyabrill
1-23-18 Large climate-change avalanches vogtski 3 1401 01/27/18, 10:51 AM
by markharf
1/1/13 Conditions Update from Stevens Pass Patrol Marcus 0 1335 01/04/13, 12:23 PM
by Marcus
1/12 Going Deep workshop Series on Communication NWAC 0 1903 01/09/17, 03:08 PM
by NWAC
10 Common Missteps of Avalanche Pros runningclouds 0 3531 11/06/16, 12:25 PM
by runningclouds
10 essentials Andrew Carey 0 1566 12/18/11, 04:49 PM
by Andrew Carey
11/24/2016 NWAC now Avalanche Forecasting NWAC 0 2141 11/24/16, 06:19 PM
by NWAC
12/31/17 Voltair recall. Did u keep or return? slacker 2 783 01/22/18, 04:49 PM
by mikerolfs
2 killed in avalanche in the Wallowas today nickwiarda 17 12739 03/08/14, 07:06 PM
by hop
2) What snowpack structures are most dangerous? garyabrill 1 1310 12/20/11, 02:16 PM
by CookieMonster
2-24-16 Avalanche on Panorama Point, MRNP vogtski 0 3912 02/25/16, 06:45 AM
by vogtski
2-25-17 Tatoosh Accident vogtski 8 6643 05/29/17, 05:50 PM
by blackdog102395
2/9 NWAC Going Deep Lecture Series: Human Factors NWAC 1 2400 01/25/18, 09:19 AM
by BCSchonwald
20' crown at shuksan arm? sastrugi slicer 0 2593 02/19/17, 10:29 AM
by sastrugi slicer
27 DEC 2013, Loveland Pass swaterfall 1 3342 12/28/13, 07:54 AM
by stoudema
3) What makes weak layers persistent? garyabrill 1 1207 12/22/11, 04:47 PM
by CookieMonster
3/19/13 spearhead glacier avi near whistler blitz 1 2431 03/22/13, 06:59 PM
by ski2fly
3/9/14 - Employee Housing Wet Slide (Controlled) pipedream 0 5049 03/10/14, 02:10 PM
by pipedream
4) Why can weak layers be triggered long after for garyabrill 3 1916 12/27/11, 06:24 PM
by garyabrill
4/13/2013 Snoqualmie Mountain wants to slide Jonn-E 9 6218 04/16/13, 02:05 PM
by cumulus
5" of hoar frost - most exposers dberdinka 4 524 12/12/18, 07:58 AM
by Jason4
5) What happens to weak layers in the long run? garyabrill 1 1621 02/21/12, 05:29 PM
by rlsg
5/14/14 Shuksan Avi T. Eastman 17 16715 05/17/14, 09:59 AM
by Jonathan_S.
9 dead, 3 injured by avalanche on Everest pipedream 15 14054 05/04/14, 08:16 PM
by Amar Andalkar
A humbling lesson in avalanches brew 5 3824 02/19/12, 07:13 PM
by Jonn-E
A unique approach to avalanche avoidance Andrew Carey 1 1504 12/27/11, 06:15 PM
by garyabrill
Accountability twistedpfister 5 4071 03/19/17, 10:32 AM
by skibacks
Adams SW Chute jimmyclimbs 2 1507 10/07/17, 11:50 AM
by river59
Advance Hindsight Lowell_Skoog 9 5235 12/13/11, 09:02 PM
by normanclyde
AIARE 1 and BC Ski Course 2014 Oyvind_Henningsen 0 2945 10/11/13, 10:17 AM
by Oyvind_Henningsen
Alps - multiple av. fatalities. all mtn 0 3152 12/30/13, 05:47 PM
by all mtn
An Evening with the Staff of the NWAC NWAC 0 4182 02/15/14, 08:31 PM
by NWAC
Analysis of Ranger Peak Avalanche, Tetons, Mar2012 Amar Andalkar 1 1794 03/29/12, 10:52 AM
by Charlie Hagedorn
Andrew Mclean's 10 tips for avy avoidance Scotsman 3 2196 02/24/12, 09:05 AM
by Koda
Another article on backcountry decision making silaswild 1 1357 12/07/12, 05:28 PM
by Stimbuck
Another decision flow chart silaswild 1 1686 02/11/12, 09:04 AM
by davidG
April fools on Table Mountain chuck 14 6189 04/09/12, 07:52 PM
by HillsHaveEyes
av. fatality at Kicking Horse, B C dec. 20 all mtn 0 3036 12/23/13, 06:33 PM
by all mtn
Av. fatality, Steamboat Co area all mtn 1 3912 01/14/14, 07:38 PM
by all mtn
Avalanche Accident Wash. Pass 2/28/17 SKIER-X 0 3028 03/01/17, 12:38 PM
by SKIER-X
Avalanche at Hurricane Ridge telemack 8 4057 02/17/17, 11:05 AM
by niko
Avalanche Awareness patterns Koda 6 5864 02/21/14, 12:51 AM
by CookieMonster
Avalanche burial and rescue at Stevens backside Randy 0 4658 12/08/15, 05:50 PM
by Randy
Avalanche Education Survey bc_skier 0 4475 04/15/14, 06:14 AM
by bc_skier
Avalanche fatal incident, March 4, 2018 Charlie Hagedorn 3 1977 03/15/18, 08:32 AM
by ron j
Avalanche fatality in Revelstoke backcountry VerticallyInclined 0 1763 03/13/12, 02:32 PM
by VerticallyInclined
Avalanche involvements, March 3, 2018 Charlie Hagedorn 5 2424 03/05/18, 01:11 PM
by Charlie Hagedorn
Avalanche kills person near Mount Baker ski area « 1 2  All » nordique 45 32951 02/22/16, 01:37 PM
by T_Scheib
Avalanche Last Night on Granite Mountain WillderDude 2 6529 03/25/14, 10:54 AM
by VerticallyInclined
Avalanche on "safe" route at Pan Point, Mt Rainier Amar Andalkar 6 3171 03/08/12, 02:28 PM
by nhluhr
Avalanche Transceiver Check bc_skier 0 1175 11/25/12, 08:49 AM
by bc_skier
Avalanche video from Europe Chuck C 5 2884 03/22/13, 10:37 PM
by silaswild
avg. age of an avalanche victim all mtn 7 4606 01/13/14, 10:27 PM
by T. Eastman
Avi Gear in summer? Koda 7 2856 07/10/12, 09:18 PM
by Lowell_Skoog
Avy Hazard and Decision Making (from Cement Basin post) « 1 2  All » GerryH 35 15463 01/05/12, 09:57 AM
by garyabrill
Avy Hazard thoughts Memorial Weekend 2013 Griff 4 2897 05/24/13, 12:53 PM
by Scotsman
Avy in Great Scott Bowl? Samuraijr 19 26804 03/23/14, 09:16 PM
by Mattski
Avy tool testers wanted: AvySticker Charlie Hagedorn 8 8328 07/26/14, 02:45 PM
by Charlie Hagedorn
B.C. av. fatality during warm temps. all mtn 5 5131 01/22/14, 06:36 PM
by Jeff_Ward
B.C. avalanche control Andrew Carey 2 1558 11/28/12, 09:03 PM
by niko
Back-country skier hurt in avalanche, 27 Apr 2014 nordique 2 6212 04/28/14, 11:50 AM
by nordique
Backcountry Communication Tool BCP Powderhino 24 17853 12/28/13, 10:55 PM
by Mattski
Baker BC - very reactive surface layer observation daveb 22 10515 03/19/12, 02:56 PM
by toby_tortorelli
BCA Safety Alert - Float Trigger Voluntary Recall Chris S 0 3021 10/15/13, 09:40 PM
by Chris S
Beacon Battery's intermittent jtack 0 2091 01/12/17, 08:33 AM
by jtack
Behavior and results of a weak layer Edgesport 2 1365 02/02/12, 12:37 PM
by VerticallyInclined
Berthoud Pass slide report Chuck C 0 4875 01/19/15, 09:36 PM
by Chuck C
Caution going into the weekend aaron_wright 1 3566 01/08/14, 09:43 AM
by all mtn
Cedar Creek Drainage Mike Cheney 14 5659 03/16/17, 08:23 PM
by Mike Cheney
Cherry Bowl, Avalanche Canada educational feature kamtron 1 3159 11/28/16, 06:42 AM
by lefty72
Close up photo of surface hoar cchapin 3 2117 01/13/12, 11:03 PM
by RyanPete81
Common BC radio channel? Jason4 4 2783 03/28/17, 03:28 PM
by Jason4
Communications Checklists otter 5 2447 01/11/12, 02:13 PM
by Robert Connor
Cornice Collapse Near Miss bwalt822 3 2017 02/07/12, 07:32 PM
by Edgesport
Crowd sourced avalanche app SkiinLou 1 4712 12/16/15, 08:22 AM
by Mattski
Crowdsourcing avalanche decision-making data DenisSeattle 4 6133 12/02/14, 08:53 AM
by DenisSeattle
Crystal BC 2/19 Burial and Rescue Marcus 1 1834 02/27/12, 03:08 PM
by Scotsman
Crystal Mountain - Skier Found Buried - Death Edgesport 8 5341 01/12/17, 02:37 PM
by David_Lowry
dec 23, av. - Alta/ inbounds all mtn 0 2935 12/23/13, 06:55 PM
by all mtn
dec 26 Jackson hole fatality all mtn 0 3138 12/26/13, 05:29 PM
by all mtn
Dec. 3, Bagley Lakes (continuation of Nov. 16....) « 1 2  All » hop 27 18216 12/10/13, 06:18 PM
by rlsg
December 11, 2016, Alpental Tree Well Death mmendel98 4 3875 12/13/16, 11:40 AM
by haggis
Decision Making for Experienced Bc Travelers DenisSeattle 2 2208 03/22/12, 03:57 PM
by NWAC
Deep Slab Tutorial w Caroline Gleich Edgesport 2 1652 02/13/12, 02:27 PM
by garyabrill
Deep Snow Hazard or Avy? jdclimber 0 1348 12/20/12, 06:59 PM
by jdclimber
Does this seem dumb to anyone else? pipedream 20 8111 01/26/13, 08:37 PM
by mikerolfs
Doug Green peteyboy 1 4252 01/23/16, 06:46 PM
by cumulus
Early season avi in Chamonix kamtron 16 14488 12/19/16, 01:41 PM
by powscraper
Early season snow pack observations... Jason4 0 1158 10/22/12, 10:19 AM
by Jason4
East Peak slide Feb 6, injury accident Charlie Hagedorn 8 5687 02/10/16, 01:18 AM
by Mattski
Echo Peak avy video Chuck C 16 8944 02/17/13, 05:08 PM
by Fishman
ESPN Avy Series---Good Read Scotsman 3 1604 10/18/12, 06:03 PM
by Lynden Don
Everett Mountaineers AIARE 1 Course Oyvind_Henningsen 1 4820 10/08/15, 02:24 PM
by Oyvind_Henningsen
excellent approach to backcountry... Squakmtn 7 5625 01/19/14, 06:03 PM
by ski2fly
Extended Column Test - How to interpret? « 1 2  All » jdclimber 35 20619 02/10/12, 10:49 AM
by ryanl
Fatal avalanche accident, March 10, 2018 Charlie Hagedorn 0 1052 03/10/18, 08:19 PM
by Charlie Hagedorn
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