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  1. 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.
  2. 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
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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...
  8. 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.
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Yeah, 4 are Wilson Glade.

    Yeah, 4 are Wilson Glade.
  13. 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.
  15. 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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  17. 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.
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. Yeah, that one, he was so close to the end.

    Yeah, that one, he was so close to the end.
  22. 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...
  23. 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?
  24. 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...
  25. 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!
  26. 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.
  27. Everybody is off the mountain!

    Everybody is off the mountain!
  28. 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...
  29. 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.
  30. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    My dad carries a .500 S&W when he's...

    My dad carries a .500 S&W when he's fishing/hunting in Alaska,
    I have a S&W 329pd I carry when I'm up there. I would rather shoot the 500 over the 329pd.
    I sometimes carry a Glock 29 when I'm in...
  31. Thread: GUNS!!!!!!!!

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    Been there, done that. Your going to have to get...

    Been there, done that. Your going to have to get a couple of springs and play with it. If it tosses it into the next zip code go to a heavier spring.
    Since you want to shoot some hot loads don't...
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    Looks legit: m3n99F7KNPk

    Looks legit:
    m3n99F7KNPk
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    Togwotee Pass fatality

    Snowboarder killed in avalanche, backcountry caution urged

    *2x sigh* I think that's twenty deaths since the start of the month.

    “They built a big jump that landed on the face of a steep...
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    Dispatch in the valley is a mess right now with...

    Dispatch in the valley is a mess right now with VECC and stuff, and will just want a street address, but at some point you should get transferred to a canyon UPD unit that will happily take GPS...
  35. Fatality in avalanche southeast of Alpine, WY...

    Fatality in avalanche southeast of Alpine, WY
    *sigh*

    https://buckrail.com/fatality-in-avalanche-southeast-of-alpine/?fbclid=IwAR2rbt1vUMvGhW3Vr-vUeGQxZ0-WNAZ3sm9QZOKs2QplsDUXTKu8SZZhb9g
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    From...

    From https://www.ksl.com/article/50108063/millcreek-canyon-avalanche-survivor-regrets-skiing-where-4-people-died

    [Chris] Gmitro has been called a hero for saving the other skiers, but he doesn't...
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    Beehive Basin Fatality

    On Sunday at 11:44 a.m., a pair of splitboarders triggered an avalanche in Beehive Basin north of Big Sky. They were skinning up the slope when they felt the slope collapse and saw cracks spreading...
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    I know out in the 'Satch this season there's not...

    I know out in the 'Satch this season there's not a ton of low angle terrain options with coverage without a conga line of people on the skin track. I think the people in the recent accident out here...
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    Sure, I had a couple of additional details to the...

    Sure, I had a couple of additional details to the report I wanted to add if anyone is interested (these are from my personal perspective, possibly incomplete info, etc.blah blah) and nothing is meant...
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    Ran the Red Hot 55k yesterday. It’s usually the...

    Ran the Red Hot 55k yesterday. It’s usually the kick off for the running season for me, so slow and painful with awesome scenery and nice weather. Well, it decided to rain/snow all day, and the wind...
  42. Amen. Everytime I run into Ev and Rick they...

    Amen.

    Everytime I run into Ev and Rick they are more interested in talking about boring me then them. I've talked to Evelyn 100x times, and she's never ever talked about her skiing exploits:
    ...
  43. Thread: RIP Chick Corea

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    Well, this year is off and running....

    Well, this year is off and running....
  44. The information superhighway and cell phones are...

    The information superhighway and cell phones are super awesome, but I feel sad for the kids today that can't go have a real adventure....
    and have to get out of it on their own accord.

    I bought...
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    Three bears is ok, a lot of the course is on...

    Three bears is ok, a lot of the course is on chewed up motocross trails and dusty roads.

    Squaw was my first 50, I try to run it every year but it's kind of early. Speedgoat is always a good time....
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    I'm pretty jaded at this point too, people are...

    I'm pretty jaded at this point too, people are always finding new and exciting ways to screw up in the mountains. But that doesn't mean we shouldn't try.

    I was reading about some of the successes...
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    Persistent Weak Layers and forecasting.

    I have a good friend/IMGA guide/forecaster/rescue type person who been proposing that the forecasting community needs to change how they represent and convey PWL issues to the public for a few years...
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    I'm going to let the UAC draw that in, it was a...

    I'm going to let the UAC draw that in, it was a such a mess in there...
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    The biggest thing that is trying to get funded...

    The biggest thing that is trying to get funded right now is money for 2nd DPS helicopter/base down south. The DPS helicopter was on the way back from Emery county when we called them. LifeFlight is...
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    I think the place I skate ski at maxes out at 10...

    I think the place I skate ski at maxes out at 10 degrees, that's good enough for me this season.
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