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Category: Avalanche

Take An Avalanche Course In 2015/2016

A Formal Avalanche Course Can Save Your Life Are you heading into the backcountry this winter? If so, please take an avalanche course. Snow science and snow safety is a complex topic that is best learned from a trained professional avalanche instructor. You’ll be amazed at what you can learn in …

Seven Climbers Dead After Avalanche in French Alps

Breaking News: Avalanche In The Massif des Ecrins Swept Seven Mountaineers To Their Death, One Seriously Injured Seven climbers were killed by an avalanche around noon on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in the French Alps. The tragedy took place on the Dome de Neige (Snow Dome) on the Massif …

Ski Arpa Avalanche Control Work

Avalanche Control Work At Ski Arpa, Chile After a big storm at Ski Arpa in 2011, we went out to do avalanche control work.Without explosives, we roped up and found some very sensitive cornices. This video was captured while controlling some of the double black diamond terrain at Ski …