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post #6 of (permalink) Old 01-24-2011, 07:03 PM
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We are on the tail end of a pretty big avalanche cycle that started MLK Monday when the snowboarder was killed at Berthoud. Add to the fact that we still have some deep slab instabilities lurking out there, it has been an interesting and scary year to say the least.

I didn't post this incident up because of the fact that he got super lucky. 99 times out of 100 he would of needed a rescue or would have been dead. Again, he is a lucky son of a bitch for being a complete idiot. No terrain management, avy sense, or anything. Yet Jeff, who was trying to stay off of avalanche slopes gets killed and this jackass gets away unscathed...
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