Travelling in Avalanche Terrain

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I put this presentation together for Avalanche Awareness Day 2009. This event was a great success in Prince George!

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Travelling in Avalanche Terrain

  1. 1. observe, think, watch, learn, feel, smell, dig, slide, poke, plan, shake, cut, punch, step, look, measure Moving in Avalanche Terrain Clues and Cues Will Cadell
  2. 2. Keep Yours Eyes Open: time of day, temperature, athabasca glacier 2007 aspect, route planning
  3. 3. slope aspects on the way to skoki, 2009
  4. 4. snow on trees, tracks in snow, subdued ground, Wells 2008 even snow cover
  5. 5. high cirrus clouds columbia icefields 2008
  6. 6. weather, visibility, powder king 2008 awareness
  7. 7. weather, snow falling, wind powder king 2008
  8. 8. weather, wind history purple bowl, 2007
  9. 9. snow on trees, condition powder king 2008 of tracks
  10. 10. snow on trees, old trail, bow summit, 2007 snow layers
  11. 11. deep snow, snow layers mosquito creek, 2009
  12. 12. deep & heavy snow mosquito creek, 2009
  13. 13. snow on the trees, wind sugar bowl, 2007
  14. 14. wind effects sugar bowl, 2007
  15. 15. wind slab turns sugar bowl 2007
  16. 16. deep powder, little snow on trees: temp/ sun or wells grey 2005 time since last snow fall?
  17. 17. ski apart, wind, snow deposition, big open wells grey, 2005 areas, some rocks
  18. 18. be aware, feel, act wells grey, 2005
  19. 19. safe ski home hudson’s bay mountain 2006
  20. 20. traffic , temperature, petit combin, switzerland, 2003 objective dangers
  21. 21. snow cracking by trail mosquito creek, 2009
  22. 22. tap test (1 tap) mosquito creek, 2009

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