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Old 02-02-2012, 09:41 AM   #31 (permalink)
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Another round of storms coming through, adding to our fragile snow pack. Please make wise terrain choices out there folks. We've had enough deaths already this season and the snow pack has not gotten any better.
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Old 02-02-2012, 10:54 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Holy crap at that video! It's hard to tell from the video, but that honestly doesn't even look like what one would normally even consider avy terrain. Certainly doesn't look 30 degrees from me based on that video.

You'll find me inbounds pretty much exclusively for quite some time. I'm not experienced enough to fuck with this bullshit.
after seeing that video im heading back to the magic carpet. Fk that
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Old 02-02-2012, 11:26 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Here is another ECT test by Trent Meisenheimer from the UAC. Was an ECT-30 but the shear was pretty nasty. It was done in the Western Uintas so fairly similar to the snowpack of the Wasatch. Can't wait to get out this weekend and poke around and see how much more as settled.

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Holy shit dude. that was a big piece coming off there.
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:41 PM   #35 (permalink)
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That ECT is about the scariest kind you can get. Generally you can get away with riding it, but if you find the sweet spot it will go big. Normally that would be a yellow flag, but considering the snow pack this season I would classify that as a red flag result.

Ugh...
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Old 02-02-2012, 01:56 PM   #36 (permalink)
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At first, I was like cool... another middle age square talking to me about snowpack

Then, at the 0:10 mark, it happened - he quickly turns his head and I'm damn near virtually assaulted by epic rat tail. Awesome.
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:41 PM   #37 (permalink)
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Bruce Tremper put up a video on deep slab instabilities and terrain management. It's just under 15 minutes of your time and worth every second.

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At first, I was like cool... another middle age square talking to me about snowpack

Then, at the 0:10 mark, it happened - he quickly turns his head and I'm damn near virtually assaulted by epic rat tail. Awesome.
Haha I had the exact same reaction!
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Old 02-03-2012, 06:04 PM   #39 (permalink)
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At first, I was like cool... another middle age square talking to me about snowpack

Then, at the 0:10 mark, it happened - he quickly turns his head and I'm damn near virtually assaulted by epic rat tail. Awesome.
LOL thats a jacked up dome..
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