NYTimes article: What I learned in Avalanche School

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NYTimes article: What I learned in Avalanche School

Post by wsp_scott » Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:07 pm

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/31/maga ... avits.html

Interesting article about avalanche school from the perspective of an intermediate skier. Reading the article won't prepare you for avalanches, but it talks a little about group decision making and is very well written.

And in case you have not seen it before, a great article about an avalanche and the group decision making process and the after effects of an avalanche, highly recommended.

http://www.nytimes.com/projects/2012/sn ... nnel-creek


My trip reports: backpackandbeer.blogspot.com






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