One of the first things they told us at the intro to avy class was that conditions near perfection at an equal and relevant rate to avy danger. That is why there are books like "Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain" by Bruce Tremper, your new Bible.
Cat ski operations have surprisingly little to gain by getting you or themselves killed.
If you show up and the cat looks like something from a comedy movie and all the guides are drunk, maybe don't go.
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