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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Anatomy of an Avalanche

The New York Times, still one of the best sources of news and information available in the English-speaking (and increasingly multimedia-driven) world, has done it again, this time in the realm of backcountry skiing. The following is perhaps the best and most complete report of an avalanche incident ever conducted, and a must read for any backcountry enthusiast:

*Related: Another must read from Bruce Tremper, director of the Utah Avalanche Center and avalanche guru: