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    On their website the "contact" page doesn't...

    On their website the "contact" page doesn't work.....
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    Hello, I got one PM with some email addresses. I...

    Hello,
    I got one PM with some email addresses. I sent emails and have not heard anything. Can anyone help me out here?
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    Hello, Does anyone have a good High Res photo of...

    Hello,
    Does anyone have a good High Res photo of Hans Berg. It looks like he will be added the the American Avalanche Association's Memorial List. I'd like the picture for the A3 files and for an...
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    Very true.

    Very true.
  5. CO Avy season claims 8 lives much to learn

    https://www.vaildaily.com/news/colorado/colorados-avalanche-season-claimed-8-lives-experts-say-theres-much-to-learn-from-how-they-died/
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    Sorry to shit in your Cheerios Kirby. I know...

    Sorry to shit in your Cheerios Kirby.

    I know a lot of “dirtbags,” that have saved up to go heliskiing. Some ate just cheese sandwiches for a year to afford a heliski trip.

    If you want to do...
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    I almost forgot the other days (May 14th) was the...

    I almost forgot the other days (May 14th) was the anniversary of Didier Delsalle's landing of a B3 Astar helicopter on the summit of Mount Everest (29,029'). He held the helicopter on the summit for...
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    RIP, and may peace come to their families,...

    RIP, and may peace come to their families, friends and the S&R crew members.
  9. Thread: Not an avi

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    What state are you talking about?

    What state are you talking about?
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    Powder - Heliski skis

    I would like to ask for suggestions about powder/heliski skis. I have been skiing on some Vokle 195 kuro skis for the last couple of years for powder and heliskiing. Vokle isn’t making them any...
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    Hummm.... Maybe you can get this for your...

    Hummm.... Maybe you can get this for your avalanche Poodle.....
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    Wowzzers!!!

    Wowzzers!!!
  13. Poll: No, their not comman. This was a panel discussion...

    No, their not comman. This was a panel discussion at an event not for survivors, but for patrollers/s&r/CAIC types.
  14. Poll: She said it at a "survivors/PTSD" clinic this...

    She said it at a "survivors/PTSD" clinic this past summer.
  15. Poll: One of the Sheep Creek avalanche accident guys...

    One of the Sheep Creek avalanche accident guys told his wife the same thing...
  16. Poll: I always tell folks to take their inclinometer...

    I always tell folks to take their inclinometer out a measure a lot of slopes to develope their terrain angle eyeballs. It's a good preseason training thing. Measure your garage roof. Every time you...
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    Yes, your correct. There is a link on the history...

    Yes, your correct. There is a link on the history essay to 8 mm movie footage of heliskiing in 1957. Check it out.
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    Tomorrow is the 71st anniversary of the invention...

    Tomorrow is the 71st anniversary of the invention of helicopter skiing; the best invention since Irish Coffee. ;-) Check out my heliskiing history website at www.heliskihistory.com
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    Live recovery with RECCO

    https://unofficialnetworks.com/2019/01/24/recco-saves-life-of-submerged-skier/?fbclid=Iw
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    Shovel = metal and big. The skimo folks have...

    Shovel = metal and big.

    The skimo folks have done a disservice to the BC ski community with all these tea spoon sized ultralight weight shovels.

    Probe = at least 3 meters long.
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    Yeah, I HIGHLY doubt -34

    Yeah, I HIGHLY doubt -34
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    If you want a physical copy you can buy it off...

    If you want a physical copy you can buy it off the A3 website. www.americanavalancheassociation.org
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    Yeah, I looked at their site. The sizes that they...

    Yeah, I looked at their site. The sizes that they have would work, but I'd end up with arms too long. Someone from nwt3k wrote me and said to just cinch up the drawstrings at the bottom to make it...
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    "Courageous retreat."

    "Courageous retreat."
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    Mntlion, You have forgotten how big (tall,...

    Mntlion, You have forgotten how big (tall, etc...) I am.
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    Custom made ski jacket?

    Does anyone know of someplace to get a custom-made ski jacket made? I’m one of those “Clydesdale size,” guys. There is something going on with sizing of clothing these days. My old XXL CAIC Patagucci...
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    They wanted to test the quality of their radar in...

    They wanted to test the quality of their radar in picking-up different layers.
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    I once was hired by NASA to dig snowpits in North...

    I once was hired by NASA to dig snowpits in North Park, so they could compare their satellite radar data to what was really there under the surface of the snow.
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    I was surprised that the back bowls at Echo...

    I was surprised that the back bowls at Echo Mountain didn't make the list.....
  30. Thread: Woooooooo!

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    With the CAIC map you'd be trying to sue the...

    With the CAIC map you'd be trying to sue the state of Colorado. Good luck.....
  31. Nice Lynne.

    Nice Lynne.
  32. Thread: Woooooooo!

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    Yeah, Loveland Pass does have that "Hold my beer...

    Yeah, Loveland Pass does have that "Hold my beer and watch this," mentality to it.

    When I worked for CAIC Knox (the director of CAIC) had me handout the CAIC brochure that maps out the major...
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    They have been doing the steeps (i.e., A-Bowl,...

    They have been doing the steeps (i.e., A-Bowl, Cats, etc....). They don't do the ridge.
  34. Yes, its been a little slow. Maybe Goldenbear/boy...

    Yes, its been a little slow. Maybe Goldenbear/boy can tell us why.
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    I heard something at USAW that Andrew was let...

    I heard something at USAW that Andrew was let off. True?
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    It was....

    It was....
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    This is basically what happened at Sheep Creek...

    This is basically what happened at Sheep Creek with the deepest victim. When we (Loveland Ski Patrol) arrived we had 12' steel probe poles. All we could do was pinpoint on the victim and start...
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    At least 10 years out..... ;-)

    At least 10 years out..... ;-)
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    Not this season.

    Not this season.
  40. You have to know the secret handshake to get into...

    You have to know the secret handshake to get into the back bowls..... ;-p
  41. Yeah, Bunion knows the back bowls of the YC.....

    Yeah, Bunion knows the back bowls of the YC.....
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    Skinning up without a jacket over the transceiver...

    Skinning up without a jacket over the transceiver is the difficult thing.
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    After 34 pages, is Andrew innocent or guilty? ...

    After 34 pages, is Andrew innocent or guilty?

    BTW, what has he/Polly pleaded?
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    You think so?

    You think so?
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    It is interesting about how you ware your...

    It is interesting about how you ware your transceiver can affect its transmitted signal.

    Most folks ware their transceiver in the harness that it comes with, on the side of their torso; on the...
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    Yup, the pants were down around his ankles. He...

    Yup, the pants were down around his ankles. He also was found in his socks, as his snowboard had been ripped off him. Found the snowboard later with one boot in it.
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    Yes, I have seen it in one case...

    Yes, I have seen it in one case...
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    Summit did you get my email? H

    Summit did you get my email?
    H
  49. Thread: Shiffrin

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    You're "a drunk badass."

    You're "a drunk badass."
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    Buler????????????????

    Buler????????????????
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