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    There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A...

    There he goes. One of God's own prototypes. A high-powered mutant of some kind never even considered for mass production. Too weird to live, and too rare to die.
  2. Well yesterday had some of the worst conditions...

    Well yesterday had some of the worst conditions I've skied in awhile. Kind of like ice skating on a slope. I optimistically hoped I could find something that was marginally ok.
    Took my poor kids...
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    If they don't transport to the hospital you don't...

    If they don't transport to the hospital you don't get a bill. Heck you can get flown to the trail head and have a friend drive you to the hospital. If they shoot you up with a bunch of narcotics you...
  4. I think it comes down to being able to *honestly*...

    I think it comes down to being able to *honestly* evaluate the risk, have a plan to deal with each risk if possible and execute. If your not seeing the risks your taking and/or won't accept them then...
  5. Glad Willie is alive. Gotta be an indication...

    Glad Willie is alive. Gotta be an indication about how weird it is out there right now.

    Sounds like when they split the group he took up he took the rear, so the maybe the client wandered into a...
  6. Gotta wonder how they got up there….. I hear...

    Gotta wonder how they got up there…..

    I hear they were going to hire TFW to be their heli guide but he couldn’t get a temple rec.
  7. Got the kids up for their first time at the Bird....

    Got the kids up for their first time at the Bird. Walk on tram and powder, the only way to roll.

    409404
  8. Patient was dug out alive and transported.. Very,...

    Patient was dug out alive and transported.. Very, very experienced group.
    1.6m burial.
  9. Wanted to get out of the sheep pen and tour...

    Wanted to get out of the sheep pen and tour yesterday but the suspect avy conditions were a downer.
    So I went to Powder Mountain for the first time. Snow was pretty damn good and they opened up...
  10. Went up around Days yesterday morning and it was...

    Went up around Days yesterday morning and it was fucking horrible.
    Wound up around Red Pine last night and it was better, might even go as far to call it fun.
    Guess we’re back to spring skiing...
  11. Took the kids to Solitude today, ití getting...

    Took the kids to Solitude today, ití getting pretty boney there. Looks like Middle Slope, EGP, Milk Run, etc. are closed due to low coverage. Also looks like they canít groom a lot of stuff because...
  12. Rip Merrill, You were always so kind to me and...

    Rip Merrill,
    You were always so kind to me and my family.

    http://blog.momentumclimbing.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/106306321_large_5bc205.jpg
  13. Fuck, we lost a legend today mags. RIP

    Fuck, we lost a legend today mags. RIP
  14. They're looking for an overdue local that was...

    They're looking for an overdue local that was just going for a small tour yesterday :(
  15. All you can eat corn buffet today.

    All you can eat corn buffet today.
  16. https://utahavalanchecenter.org/avalanche/26182 ...

    https://utahavalanchecenter.org/avalanche/26182


    Looks like North Facing Little Water went big today. That slope had grass sticking out of it Wednesday.
  17. Man, the last 2 days have been have been...

    Man, the last 2 days have been have been incredible after the last couple of crappy seasons. Wednesday had a nice consolidated base with around 6 inches of light fluff on top. The wind was blowing...
  18. +1 million. I get excited when we have a 100"...

    +1 million.

    I get excited when we have a 100" base, calm weather, and green on the avy rose. That's when I take days off and get after it. A PWL, big storms, and crowds make for a mess even at...
  19. "The faceting and the ice layer were both...

    "The faceting and the ice layer were both spatially variable " .....+
    "There were no signs of wind slabs or instabilities,"....+
    "That chutes obviously had some local variability " =
    WTF
  20. Wow, so many close calls so far this weekend in...

    Wow, so many close calls so far this weekend in complicated steep north/northish terrain. The snowpack structure is garbage there. You aren’t smarter then Mother Nature.
    ...
  21. It was climbers on the South Ridge, they had rope...

    It was climbers on the South Ridge, they had rope and stabby implements and such but were unroped at the time.
  22. Thread: Phone Faraday

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    The screen throws out a lot of noise. You can get...

    The screen throws out a lot of noise. You can get two beacons in search mode close to each other and observe the same thing.
  23. Thread: Phone Faraday

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    If you put your beacon in the cage it will be...

    If you put your beacon in the cage it will be safe from interference...
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    WySAW and USAW - we all SAW 2021

    USAW - Early Novemeber
    https://store.utahavalanchecenter.org/collections/events-1

    WySAW - Oct 22-23
    http://www.tetoncountysar.org/wysaw
  25. RIP Mason. Sorry, it was the frontside of the...

    RIP Mason.
    Sorry, it was the frontside of the 3rd class gully between Lisa's and Satan's/Becky's. Those blocks are kind of shattered in there.
  26. It was more like 3'x5' , still pretty big. He was...

    It was more like 3'x5' , still pretty big. He was downclimbing the 3rd class gully from the start of Lisa's corner to the bottom of Becky's.
  27. Ugh, loose rock kills again. Just a kid too. That...

    Ugh, loose rock kills again. Just a kid too. That was number 18, it turns out they had left the 4 Wilson Glade victims out of the earlier count.
  28. I guess I always see the problem area lies where...

    I guess I always see the problem area lies where people don't/can't estimate the risk they're taking. I would never knock the Dorais brothers for what they do because I think they have stayed alive...
  29. International Commission on Alpine Rescue 2021 virtual conference

    Looks like things are virtual this year again, but as such its a great opportunity to see what's going on around the world in the rescue community (including AVY stuff) and it's free.

    Oct 21 and...
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    Man, I'm worried my rig is going to show up here....

    Man, I'm worried my rig is going to show up here. SFB is going to sell me out, I know it.
  31. We have a full time UPD officer that works with...

    We have a full time UPD officer that works with SAR that does a lot of the gear maintenance and what not.
    They also just approved budget/hours for 2 of the Canyon officers to become SAR members and...
  32. I'll plug our Facebook page here:...

    I'll plug our Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/slcosar/

    This May we had a whole run of serious climbing accidents. The guy that fell 70' from the chains in BCC and survived in one...
  33. Yeah, 4 are Wilson Glade.

    Yeah, 4 are Wilson Glade.
  34. Sunday/Monday was the 13th body recovery of the...

    Sunday/Monday was the 13th body recovery of the year. I hope this isn't the new norm. Tons of people getting whomped by the Wasatch. Lots of easy access to sketchy places I guess. We pulled a guy...
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    I had a friend that was a repo man in New Mexico....

    I had a friend that was a repo man in New Mexico. After the 2nd time he got shot at on the res he quit.
    So, repo man could be a way to get in on the ground floor.
  36. The Poon trek caught my eye.

    The Poon trek caught my eye.
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    First hundred down. Run Rabbit Run in Steamboat....

    First hundred down. Run Rabbit Run in Steamboat. So much fucking fun in such a weird way!

    Midnight around mile 52:

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  38. Thread: SLC Eats

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    Market Street is always a safe bet. Yeah, it's...

    Market Street is always a safe bet. Yeah, it's overpriced, but the food is adequate and the service is good.
  39. Lost a hiker on Raymond today. Older guy. He had...

    Lost a hiker on Raymond today. Older guy. He had summited it around 70 times with his partner that survived.
    The poor guy that survived was a wreck. He was in the front and heard a yell and looked...
  40. Skier went for a ride on main chute. Clipped a...

    Skier went for a ride on main chute. Clipped a rock at the choke and went for a tumble. Is she's lucky she will be getting in some mellow spring turns next season.

    Her party said it was her first...
  41. Thanks for the messages peeps. Lots of people...

    Thanks for the messages peeps. Lots of people getting beat down this spring. I talked to a friend that's a climbing ranger on Denali and they are seeing the same thing up there.

    Going on steep...
  42. Yeah, that one, he was so close to the end.

    Yeah, that one, he was so close to the end.
  43. He went up the south ridge, summited, started...

    He went up the south ridge, summited, started down the east ridge and went over the cliff at the top of the weather station.

    Let's see, in the last 2 weeks: Climber in Fergy fell and ripped all...
  44. I've seen a years worth of major trauma in the...

    I've seen a years worth of major trauma in the last 2 weeks. What the hell is going on in the Wasatch?
  45. It's great as a downclimb after midnight.. South...

    It's great as a downclimb after midnight.. South ridge was in early June last year.

    Go up the regular hiking route first, and then decide it you want to 'step it up'.

    It was worth it for the...
  46. We got paged out right after 8pm. Pole line was...

    We got paged out right after 8pm. Pole line was in great condition for the 11pm ski out, yuck!
  47. My advice for the weekend: Don't go to ski the...

    My advice for the weekend: Don't go to ski the South Face of Superior and accidently attempt MC Directissimo.
  48. Everybody is off the mountain!

    Everybody is off the mountain!
  49. 4 people caught and carried on the South side of...

    4 people caught and carried on the South side of Pfeif. Lots of hangfire from above so thereís not a good way in from above or below. Looks like 2 inured with lower leg injuries. Due to the wind...
  50. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Yeah, but I think some of the manufacturers are...

    Yeah, but I think some of the manufacturers are making stuff hot again, Federal and MagTech are coming in around 1200fps, but I've seen other stuff at 1000fps.
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