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George James
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Jetforce

Postby George James » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:03 am

Looks like it will soon be possible to complement your terrifying avalanche experience with obnoxious whirring noises.

Airbag packs; now with fancy schmancy (model) jet power! Rad.

WildSnow.com: Jetforce Black Diamond Avalanche Airbag – In Person Look

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Re: Jetforce

Postby Dave B » Fri Oct 11, 2013 10:38 am

I plan to experience my terrifying avalanche experience while listening to some rad tunes on my skullcandy
The mountains - whose summits reach or exceed arbitrary thresholds for elevation and prominence - are calling and I must go.

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Re: Jetforce

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Fri Oct 11, 2013 11:07 am

Lol. Lou never even left the ground!

I'm planning on making my own...
- pack
- some nylon material
- wife's hairdryer (sorry honey) or that loud thing I use to inflate my big air mattress
- large battery
- Sharpie to write "RUSH RULZ!" on the inflatable
- sewing needle (for deflation mode)
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Re: Jetforce

Postby George James » Fri Oct 11, 2013 2:02 pm

Sounds pretty tech. One of these would probably make for a good trigger handle:
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I've got several laying around if you need one. People keep ripping them off the ceiling of my car for some reason.
- A mountain is not a checkbox to be ticked
- Alpinism and mountaineering are not restricted to 14,000 foot mountains
- Judgment and experience are the two most important pieces of gear you own
- Being honest to yourself and others about your abilities is a characteristic of experienced climbers
- Courage cannot be bought at REI or carried with you in your rucksack
~ The Baron Von Bergschrund

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