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    Spyderjon sold me the 40 and was super awesome to...

    Spyderjon sold me the 40 and was super awesome to deal with!!!

    I transferred the system over from the 30.

    The 40 is a much better pack for the avalanche professional. It definitely has less...
  2. It's fine to talk about what they did right. But...

    It's fine to talk about what they did right. But we also talk about what mistakes they made. We should always look at accidents with the mindset of "what can I learn here? how do I not end up like...
  3. ^heh

    ^heh
  4. If the drone was in follow mode, it would be...

    If the drone was in follow mode, it would be quite the thing if it was hovering above his burial location. New safety device? ;)
  5. andrenalated hit the travel protocol failure on...

    andrenalated hit the travel protocol failure on the nose.

    Was the drone camera a contributor to their wanting to ski the whole line in a shot rather than take up mutually supporting positions in...
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    These are awesome

    These are awesome
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    Holy shit this thread is still alive? PG you...

    Holy shit this thread is still alive?

    PG you ever touched a R9?

    The R9 457KHz search capability is as a single antenna analog audio only with manual gain adjust with only 3 settings. That is to...
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    PG you can't win a second lead dildo for your...

    PG you can't win a second lead dildo for your Dunning-Kruger Medal while posting on the same topic in the same thread.

    But if you could, you would have deserved it.
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    Sol Vista can't close! t3h gNar!!!!

    Sol Vista can't close! t3h gNar!!!!
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    Pretty spot on I think he is sharing a bong...

    Pretty spot on

    I think he is sharing a bong with that artist in the physics for non science majors
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    I award PG the Dunning Kruger Medal for...

    I award PG the Dunning Kruger Medal for valorously spewing at great length about shit he knows next to nothing about. As this is his second time receiving the award, he will get a lead dildo device...
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    Why do microwaves work at 2.45GHz?

    Why do microwaves work at 2.45GHz?
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    I can recommend shoulder surgeons in Summit and...

    I can recommend shoulder surgeons in Summit and Eagle. Don't know Denver. What procedure?
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    https://avalanche.state.co.us/observations/submit-...

    https://avalanche.state.co.us/observations/submit-a-report/
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    How long before insurers require mountains with...

    How long before insurers require mountains with avalanche mitigation programs to have a RECCO device so they don't have to call in a helo on day 2? My guess is not until there are multiple live finds.
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    Bears repeating

    Bears repeating
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    PG whatevs you are smoking... smoke less... or...

    PG whatevs you are smoking... smoke less... or more... I don't know but you gotta change something up bud
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    All I see is a AIsthmus... A Tasmanian Isthmus

    All I see is a AIsthmus... A Tasmanian Isthmus
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    NONONONONO What Adrenalated said Not to...

    NONONONONO

    What Adrenalated said

    Not to mention, if you are going to bury a dozen people in close proximity, I'd rather them have RECCO tabs because solving a 12x proximity beacon burial is...
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    Are you suggesting that there are people who...

    Are you suggesting that there are people who understand the avalanche danger, want to ski avalanche terrain, but don't want companion rescue capability? And that the industry should enable such...
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    I think I'd skin up if I had to get to the resort...

    I think I'd skin up if I had to get to the resort 2 hours early.
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    Wow. I thought everyone with an avalanche...

    Wow. I thought everyone with an avalanche mitigation program had a detector these days
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    Remember when people used to put Raichle race...

    Remember when people used to put Raichle race tongues on pick-a-shitty-AT-boot-from-15-years-ago
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    To invest in an active easier-to-detect recco tab...

    To invest in an active easier-to-detect recco tab does little to the solve the original question. What is the point? It still cannot be used for companion rescue, which is the entire purpose of the...
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    Wrap yourself in foil! Or you can use those...

    Wrap yourself in foil!

    Or you can use those armbands that come with the recco unit as shields. They help. Some.

    Or scalpel it
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    What do you mean by an active tag? Recco...

    What do you mean by an active tag? Recco detectors are actually a pulse harmonic UHF RADAR unit that emits around 900MHz (at about 1 or 1.5ish watts in the handlheld units that weigh about 1kg) and...
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    I misunderstood and thought the other poster was...

    I misunderstood and thought the other poster was suggesting using this across an entire debris field with an unlocated victim, rather than for a localized 6m burial. What was actually done in this...
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    Wow! 20ft? Jeez

    Wow! 20ft? Jeez
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    Agree on initial probe depth to depth of likely...

    Agree on initial probe depth to depth of likely survival. POD (probability of detection) is high but not 100%.

    Scraping off snow with a groomer is not recommended ICAR procedure. I've never heard...
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    glademaster, simmer down, as in stop freebasing...

    glademaster, simmer down, as in stop freebasing meth for a few days maybe?
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    I LOVED doing those side hits... when I was 9. ...

    I LOVED doing those side hits... when I was 9.

    I called the COO a nazi once... that got my pass pulled for the day. Wonder what this guy gets for putting up a 25 minutes youtube complaint about...
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    I found the cat track through the debris to an...

    I found the cat track through the debris to an extremely odd thing to see.
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    It make me want to put my avalung back on my...

    It make me want to put my avalung back on my airbag pack. Yeesh!
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    I like my 945

    I like my 945
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    Depends on the dataset. Euro dataset is...

    Depends on the dataset. Euro dataset is optimistic

    309838

    Haegeli, Falk, Brugger et al (2011) CMAJ

    Probably closer to 10%

    Lucky survivor of an incredibly tragic event
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    My non photochromatic sensor lenses have better...

    My non photochromatic sensor lenses have better contrast than the photochromatic sensor red mirror.
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    I have the older photochromatic lens, pre-CP. It...

    I have the older photochromatic lens, pre-CP. It has AWFUL contrast. Is the CP one better?
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    Where do they store the moguls in the summer?

    Where do they store the moguls in the summer?
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    Lithium battery chemistry is much more...

    Lithium battery chemistry is much more temperature independent than alkaline or nimh. Arguably better than nicd.
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    If you have 500K to invest, yea, get a condo. ...

    If you have 500K to invest, yea, get a condo.

    If you have 500k to light on fire, that's enough for 2 people to go heliskiing in AK for 2-3 weeks a year for a decade.
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    Figure out how much money you need to get your...

    Figure out how much money you need to get your ground school, lessons, and plane rental and avgas hours to get your private license. Also, your med cert. Then you will need your instrument rating and...
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    There was a failure to contextualize this oft...

    There was a failure to contextualize this oft misapplied statistic for the author. Or she simply didn't listen when the instructors gave the context.

    People who take avalanche classes are...
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    Medial malleolous (inside ankle prominence) pain...

    Medial malleolous (inside ankle prominence) pain both sides, basically bone bruises from pushing on shell at the pivot. Ideas to fix?
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    Was that stop light in Dillon still broken?

    Was that stop light in Dillon still broken?
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    Correct

    Correct
  46. Thread: Avalanche Books

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    Jelly!

    Jelly!
  47. Thread: Avalanche Books

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    Cool! Added to my reading list thank you :)

    Cool! Added to my reading list thank you :)
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    Uh... which one? And I don't think that the...

    Uh... which one? And I don't think that the military uses argon cartridges in their PFDs.

    This place sells CO2 cartridges
    http://www.maximuminflation.com/military.html
  49. Thread: Avalanche Books

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    Does the book focus more on the long term impact...

    Does the book focus more on the long term impact of the accident on those involved/related? Or is it an extended accident analysis with a laymans snowscience course thrown in?
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    Well put "from a neurotic outsider's...

    Well put

    "from a neurotic outsider's perspective"

    ... but one who thinks she is neither neurotic nor an outsider, but feels the need to repeatedly goes on at length (unconvincingly) as to why...
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