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Reshaping a culture of Go Big or Go Home r1de 8 5787 02/12/14, 10:28 PM
by T. Eastman
NWAC Pro Observation 2/11/2014 - Stevens Pass Area J.P. 0 4227 02/12/14, 12:00 PM
by J.P.
NWAC Pro Observation 1/28/14 - Surface Hoar NWAC 6 4642 02/03/14, 08:51 PM
by Mattski
B.C. av. fatality during warm temps. all mtn 5 5044 01/22/14, 06:36 PM
by Jeff_Ward
NWAC - Pro Observation - Stevens Pass Area - 1/4/1 Edgesport 2 4052 01/21/14, 07:26 PM
by ski2fly
excellent approach to backcountry... Squakmtn 7 5513 01/19/14, 06:03 PM
by ski2fly
Public Avalanche warning, B.C. all mtn 7 4676 01/18/14, 09:44 AM
by Charlie Hagedorn
'Considerable' rating « 1 2  All » Snoqualmonix 46 29232 01/17/14, 01:25 PM
by Jason4
Av. fatality, Steamboat Co area all mtn 1 3796 01/14/14, 07:38 PM
by all mtn
heuristics, powder fever all mtn 1 3451 01/14/14, 05:08 PM
by OregonDead
avg. age of an avalanche victim all mtn 7 4527 01/13/14, 10:27 PM
by T. Eastman
utah ac, nwac - High danger rating all mtn 0 3162 01/11/14, 11:11 AM
by all mtn
starting zone all mtn 0 3161 01/10/14, 06:03 PM
by all mtn
Caution going into the weekend aaron_wright 1 3497 01/08/14, 09:43 AM
by all mtn
Verbier avalanches, 4 killed all mtn 2 3505 01/07/14, 08:34 PM
by all mtn
Vail area, 1 killed in avalanche all mtn 2 3196 01/07/14, 07:32 PM
by rlsg
"near surface facetting" interested study.. rlsg 0 2805 01/07/14, 07:28 PM
by rlsg
Wayne Flann avalanche blog all mtn 0 3192 01/04/14, 08:14 PM
by all mtn
Powder Guide: Managing Avalanche Risk all mtn 0 2856 01/04/14, 07:55 PM
by all mtn
snowfall, avalanche ? all mtn 0 2859 01/03/14, 12:51 PM
by all mtn
Tetons, more snow all mtn 2 3268 01/01/14, 08:45 AM
by Bird Dog
Alps - multiple av. fatalities. all mtn 0 3068 12/30/13, 05:47 PM
by all mtn
Backcountry Communication Tool BCP « 1 2  All » Powderhino 26 17018 12/28/13, 10:55 PM
by Mattski
27 DEC 2013, Loveland Pass swaterfall 1 3229 12/28/13, 07:54 AM
by stoudema
dec 26 Jackson hole fatality all mtn 0 3066 12/26/13, 05:29 PM
by all mtn
dec 23, av. - Alta/ inbounds all mtn 0 2877 12/23/13, 06:55 PM
by all mtn
av. fatality at Kicking Horse, B C dec. 20 all mtn 0 2976 12/23/13, 06:33 PM
by all mtn
sierra 13/14 all mtn 0 2917 12/20/13, 01:15 PM
by all mtn
HOW'D THAT HAPPEN?? ron j 22 14991 12/18/13, 11:07 AM
by vogtski
Paradise Area Wind Slab: December 7, 2013 Trevor Kostanich 5 4446 12/13/13, 04:36 PM
by rlsg
Op-Ed: Calling Bullsh!t 10/14/2013 bc_skier 13 7943 12/12/13, 02:54 PM
by freeski
Tateyama, Japan, 7 dead, 1 missing 11/23/2013 Charlie Hagedorn 1 3382 12/10/13, 07:43 PM
by rlsg
Dec. 3, Bagley Lakes (continuation of Nov. 16....) « 1 2  All » hop 27 17435 12/10/13, 06:18 PM
by rlsg
BCA Safety Alert - Float Trigger Voluntary Recall Chris S 0 2942 10/15/13, 09:40 PM
by Chris S
AIARE 1 and BC Ski Course 2014 Oyvind_Henningsen 0 2890 10/11/13, 10:17 AM
by Oyvind_Henningsen
Splitboard Avi Response konacross 7 5050 09/17/13, 09:36 PM
by Jake the Brit
Springstability cumulus 0 2510 06/05/13, 01:45 PM
by cumulus
Avy Hazard thoughts Memorial Weekend 2013 Griff 4 2837 05/24/13, 12:53 PM
by Scotsman
Five snowboarders killed in CO Gregg_C 8 4434 04/27/13, 10:19 AM
by Andrew Carey
4/13/2013 Snoqualmie Mountain wants to slide Jonn-E 9 6029 04/16/13, 02:05 PM
by cumulus
Snow Experts Look Into Cause Of No-Injury Mt Hood mattgoyer 5 3588 04/13/13, 09:50 PM
by Snodger
Instability - Stevens Pass Side Country 4/13/13 SYates 0 2455 04/13/13, 06:11 PM
by SYates
March 2nd Denver avalanche victim alive after 3hr Edgesport 7 3397 04/10/13, 10:29 AM
by dirtnerd
risks of current warming RonL 4 2681 03/29/13, 08:02 PM
by Chuck C
Rogers Pass Avalanche Fatality Gregg_C 1 2642 03/28/13, 09:41 AM
by Skier of the Hood
Avalanche video from Europe Chuck C 5 2781 03/22/13, 10:37 PM
by silaswild
3/19/13 spearhead glacier avi near whistler blitz 1 2372 03/22/13, 06:59 PM
by ski2fly
What do you do next? Edgesport 9 3080 03/18/13, 01:15 PM
by Charlie Hagedorn
Very good Avy airbag article. Scotsman 10 3490 03/14/13, 07:12 AM
by Jonathan_S.
Wisdom from Wounds - an avalanche reflection Edgesport 2 2662 03/05/13, 07:27 PM
by Scole
February 24, 2013 Heather Ridge Avalanche « 1 2  All » Chainsaw_Willie 25 11326 03/05/13, 09:53 AM
by avajane
"What a Fuc*ing idiot" avajane 15 5552 03/02/13, 10:29 AM
by avajane
Is the alpental becon park running? Eli3 14 3974 02/26/13, 07:13 PM
by silaswild
Online avalanche course zestysticks 1 1395 02/20/13, 08:19 PM
by highflyingpilot
Echo Peak avy video Chuck C 16 8493 02/17/13, 05:08 PM
by Fishman
Does this seem dumb to anyone else? pipedream 20 7381 01/26/13, 08:37 PM
by mikerolfs
Transceivers and Cell Phones r1de 7 2814 01/16/13, 01:26 PM
by Double E
Northway Rescue Helmet-cam Charlie Hagedorn 7 2760 01/11/13, 07:45 AM
by JPH
1/1/13 Conditions Update from Stevens Pass Patrol Marcus 0 1255 01/04/13, 12:23 PM
by Marcus
Deep Snow Hazard or Avy? jdclimber 0 1296 12/20/12, 06:59 PM
by jdclimber
NY Times on Feb 2012 Stevens Pass Avalanche komo 0 1206 12/20/12, 12:33 PM
by komo
PWL: Rain Crust Observations ~Link~ 10 3002 12/16/12, 01:34 PM
by ~Link~
Swiss Avalanche Decision Matrix ashcan 2 1392 12/07/12, 08:10 PM
by Mattski
Another article on backcountry decision making silaswild 1 1307 12/07/12, 05:28 PM
by Stimbuck
New NWAC snowpack information exchange Jeff_Ward 0 965 12/06/12, 01:00 PM
by Jeff_Ward
B.C. avalanche control Andrew Carey 2 1500 11/28/12, 09:03 PM
by niko
new Ortovox 3+ with battery mykuhl 5 1597 11/27/12, 01:08 PM
by mykuhl
Avalanche Transceiver Check bc_skier 0 1107 11/25/12, 08:49 AM
by bc_skier
Utah 11/12 Season Overview Video Charlie Hagedorn 1 1068 11/07/12, 10:15 AM
by fresh
First avalanche fatality of the season. Scotsman 0 1883 10/24/12, 01:03 PM
by Scotsman
Route finding exercises Scotsman 2 1324 10/24/12, 09:35 AM
by Marcus
Pro Guiding Service avie courses posted! Chris S 0 988 10/23/12, 08:37 AM
by Chris S
Early season snow pack observations... Jason4 0 1108 10/22/12, 10:19 AM
by Jason4
ESPN Avy Series---Good Read Scotsman 3 1544 10/18/12, 06:03 PM
by Lynden Don
BC 10 Skiing across my stupid line « 1 2  All » freeski 38 18012 07/13/12, 11:17 AM
by freeski
Avi Gear in summer? Koda 7 2798 07/10/12, 09:18 PM
by Lowell_Skoog
Higher Elevation slab? Joedabaker 11 3490 07/03/12, 06:20 PM
by avajane
Recent snowpack obs. btbd 3 2186 05/09/12, 09:55 AM
by btbd
April fools on Table Mountain chuck 14 5959 04/09/12, 07:52 PM
by HillsHaveEyes
Interesting Avy Control Approach - via Italy tortiseshell 2 1759 04/05/12, 09:38 PM
by trees4me
Analysis of Ranger Peak Avalanche, Tetons, Mar2012 Amar Andalkar 1 1734 03/29/12, 10:52 AM
by Charlie Hagedorn
Terrain Selection and Travel Techniques bc_skier 0 1212 03/27/12, 09:16 PM
by bc_skier
Online Route-finding exercises reddirt 2 1589 03/25/12, 08:45 PM
by Edgesport
Decision Making for Experienced Bc Travelers DenisSeattle 2 2079 03/22/12, 03:57 PM
by NWAC
Baker BC - very reactive surface layer observation daveb 22 10199 03/19/12, 02:56 PM
by toby_tortorelli
Safety of trees Koda 9 3361 03/17/12, 02:13 AM
by Koda
Avalanche fatality in Revelstoke backcountry VerticallyInclined 0 1688 03/13/12, 02:32 PM
by VerticallyInclined
Weak Layer Considerations « 1 2  All » garyabrill 26 10551 03/11/12, 06:53 PM
by freeski
Video of 25 min burial and live recovery hefeweizen 1 1640 03/10/12, 09:05 AM
by ron j
Avalanche on "safe" route at Pan Point, Mt Rainier Amar Andalkar 6 3115 03/08/12, 02:28 PM
by nhluhr
Large slide in Kendall ridge's south chute Marcus 1 1714 03/06/12, 08:51 PM
by cumulus
Video of climax avalanche in ski resort in France Broz 1 1436 03/06/12, 11:49 AM
by VerticallyInclined
The Snowy Torrents: Avy accident books FREE online Amar Andalkar 1 1526 03/02/12, 10:04 AM
by cumulus
Crystal BC 2/19 Burial and Rescue Marcus 1 1779 02/27/12, 03:08 PM
by Scotsman
Tree Well Video: Must watch! Scotsman 7 3013 02/26/12, 11:14 AM
by rnbfish
Andrew Mclean's 10 tips for avy avoidance Scotsman 3 2143 02/24/12, 09:05 AM
by Koda
5) What happens to weak layers in the long run? garyabrill 1 1557 02/21/12, 05:29 PM
by rlsg
A humbling lesson in avalanches brew 5 3747 02/19/12, 07:13 PM
by Jonn-E
1) What are weak layers and why are they dangerous garyabrill 9 2882 02/16/12, 07:29 PM
by garyabrill
Deep Slab Tutorial w Caroline Gleich Edgesport 2 1583 02/13/12, 02:27 PM
by garyabrill
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