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Avalung video

Postby gsliva » Sat Jan 17, 2009 4:06 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6C2eWRvZ ... dsnow.com/

I think I might need one of these along with a good beacon. Thanks to Lou for posting this on his web page at wildsnow.com .
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Re: Avalung video

Postby TheChase » Sat Jan 17, 2009 4:31 pm

That gave me chills all over.
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Re: Avalung video

Postby ajkagy » Sat Jan 17, 2009 7:57 pm

hope i never have to use mine...
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Re: Avalung video

Postby nyker » Sat Jan 17, 2009 9:11 pm

Great idea - has anyone used one?
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Re: Avalung video

Postby skiwall » Sun Jan 18, 2009 7:48 am

I have one/have used it (but never in a slide, thank goodness).
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Re: Avalung video

Postby ajkagy » Sun Jan 18, 2009 10:52 am

skiwall wrote:I have one/have used it (but never in a slide, thank goodness).


yea same here, i've set off slides before but all were intentional.
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Re: Avalung video

Postby jimlup » Mon Jan 19, 2009 8:08 am

Wow! Everyone going into the back country in the winter should see this one.
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Re: Avalung video

Postby gsliva » Tue Jan 20, 2009 3:06 pm

Did you guys see this in the Wall Street Journal today? How to survive an Avalanche by Michael J. Ybarra. Interesting.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123241708100396573.html
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