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Avalanche Footage Favorites

Today at work we swapped around YouTube avi footage that’s been getting around social media as of late…at least in my neck of the Interwebs. I decided to post three. They are all impressive to say the least. The lift carnage in two of them is #badass (St Francois-Longchamp & Chimbulak respectively), but my [...]

Natural Avalanche in Cardiac Bowl

How about a gasp for the current Little Cottonwood Canyon snowpak? The first photo below is courtesy of Robert Athey. Here is his a caption from the photo, which was circulating on Facebook.

“Natural avalanche in Cardiac Bowl -Fracture wraps into Little Superior Buttress.”

Photo by Robert Athey

From the same cycle, check this next [...]

Talk about sobering..

Avalanche Skier POV Helmet Cam Burial & Rescue in Haines, Alaska

Jesse posted a link to this video on the AltaCam skiing forum recently, and I just had a chance to watch. It’s about 8 and a half minutes long. With the avalanche occurring in view at skier’s right around 1 minute 17 seconds in. [...]

Utah Avalanche Advisory Podcasts

This year the Utah Avalanche Center (UAC) added a new distribution method for their daily advisories using MP3 files available from their web site. Click Here for the Web Audio Advisories. This adds MP3s to their already robust distribution techniques including email notifications and a toll free phone number. The podcasts are generally 3-6MB [...]