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Safety Week: Rescue Drills

The video above is an example of a rescue scenario drill performed during TGR’s International Pro Rider Workshop. Every real life situation and accident has different variables that only through training you will be able to cope with. As Exum guide Don Sharaf explains, it was only his repetition and practice that allowed him to overcome an accident that involved a close friend.

A crew of TGR athletes practices administering first aid in the backcountry during IPRW 2017. Jon Klaczkiewicz photo.

If you haven’t picked it up yet, the only way to learn how to properly respond in a rescue situation is practice. Practice assessing the scene, beacon searches, probing, and shoveling. Take a WFA or WFR, have the local search and rescue telephone number, carry a first aid kit and know how to use, and understand the steps it would take to rescue someone from avalanche terrain.

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THROWBACK: Tanner Hall Gets Stoked on Pringles After Slaying Alaskan Line
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THROWBACK: Tanner Hall Gets Stoked on Pringles After Slaying Alaskan Line

THROWBACK: Tanner Hall Gets Stoked on Pringles After Slaying Alaskan Line

Watch Tanner Hall hit one of the steepest lines that Alaska has to offer in his continued transition to big mountain riding. Tanner describes it as the sickest run of his life and mentions that no contest could ever bring him joy like that. In honor of some of the tastiest spines they'd ever skied and Tanner's post-shred snack, the guys named the run "Pringles." Sage: "You ever hit anything like this before?" Tanner: "Never dude! Are you f*cking kidding me?" Watch Tanner Hall hit one of the

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Start Your Monday With Some Untouched BC Spines
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Start Your Monday With Some Untouched BC Spines

Start Your Monday With Some Untouched BC Spines

Exclusively shot on some of British Columbia’s biggest lines, is a film that celebrates backcountry skiing at its finest.  The film won damn near every award under the sun, and followed Kye Petersen, who cultivated his big mountain skiing in this untamable terrain. The crew from Dendrite Studios just dropped some of their unreleased headcam footage, which pulls you directly into action. If this doesn't raise your heart rate to start the week, we don't know what will.

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Faction’s Latest Zermatt Edit Will Have You Flocking to Switzerland
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Faction’s Latest Zermatt Edit Will Have You Flocking to Switzerland

Faction’s Latest Zermatt Edit Will Have You Flocking to Switzerland

If you haven't already, you should watch Faction's full-length film , you should go do so right now–with their stacked team roster and in-house filmer extraordinaire Etienne Merel, the film was always destined to be amazing. RELATED: WATCH NOW–Faction's new film The brand has continued to periodically release bonus edits from the film, like the one above featuring Sam Anthamatten showing Johnny Collinson around his glacier home of Zermatt. If 12,000-foot summits and seemingly endless