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Old 03-22-2012, 11:28 PM   #10 (permalink)
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How can this happen with a guide. I know avies can strike anyone, anytime. But it seems like this still shouldn't have happened. I know next to nothing about the BC though so........
Read this Craig Kelly (snowboarder) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

As far as I can remember, the guy was already an american avy instructor, and was studying to become a canadian instructor. He basically pioneered freeriding. He was part owner of the cat boarding centre near Fernie, BC...

Basically if anybody should have been aware, it would be him. But he died.

It's like going ice fishing in the spring after they tell you to take the huts off cause the ice is too thin. You can bring a guide with you but you might still fall through the ice.
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