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    Here we go- And fun deciphering images- Loveland 10/29

    Since there usn't really any info I'm trying to recreate from the tracks, and i can't. One person caught in slide. There is only one track entering the slope. The ski track down appears to be pre slide. The track coming out of the slide looks like sidestepping down the hill maybe to retrieve a ski?
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    I was thinking he triggered it after about 7 turns, and skied out looker's right.

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    This is all very... Colorado.
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    Those sympathetic slides just go to show how dangerous conditions were. Whoever this was couldn't have paid attention to the forecast or done any onsite testing.

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    how come there are two sets of tracks. First skier went than the slide went on second skier who rode it? Not that I really care just curios from photo.
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    Here's a second report of this incident that helps clarify what happened:
    https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/o...p?obs_id=67123

    There were two skiers. First skier made the tracks that traverse out to looker's right. The second skier triggered avy, probably soon after the second turn, then rode avy down to where the track exits the debris, then sidesteps down.

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    Quote Originally Posted by andy m View Post
    Here's a second report of this incident that helps clarify what happened:
    https://avalanche.state.co.us/caic/o...p?obs_id=67123

    There were two skiers. First skier made the tracks that traverse out to looker's right. The second skier triggered avy, probably soon after the second turn, then rode avy down to where the track exits the debris, then sidesteps down.
    That's where I got confused. The third pic shows just 1 track entering. At least I thought
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    Quote Originally Posted by powdork View Post
    That's where I got confused. The third pic shows just 1 track entering. At least I thought
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    I wondered about the same thing. Maybe they both used the same entry route? Also, if you look at the magnified version of that third pic, you can see a faint ski-track-like mark to the left of obvious ski track -- but maybe the person who booted out to the edge knocked some snow down and caused that mark.

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