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Crevasse Fall
Crevasse fall at 7000 feet on the Easton Glacier, Mount Baker. This simulated scenario and subsequent rescue was part of the training program we use to teach new OSAT students glacier skills. Photographed June 9, 2007.

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Rick BFall

Rick B

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Hah I was wondering too how the hell can you fall in that: "oh woops didn't see it", until I read the caption :-)

Good stuff, cheers,

Rick
Posted May 20, 2010 2:36 pm

gimpilatorRe: Fall

gimpilator

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Thanks Rick. Believe it or not, I've actually seen people walk into something like this under whiteout conditions.

Adam
Posted Jun 11, 2010 2:37 pm

rottnutzNice

rottnutz

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I have say, "Duh" Diego.

Wonder what part of "simulated" that was so hard to understand?

Cool Pic!
Posted Dec 15, 2010 5:09 pm

gimpilatorRe: Nice

gimpilator

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Thanks. This image attracted more drama than anything else I've submitted on this site. Funny.
Posted Dec 17, 2010 6:55 pm

RedwicGreat photo!

Redwic

Voted 10/10

I just hope we won't need to use such "training" next year, there!
Posted Oct 18, 2011 2:40 pm

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gimpilatorSubmitted by gimpilator
on Jun 10, 2007 1:00 am

Image ID: 300106
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Lat/Lon: 48.77750°N / 121.8119°W
Object Title: Crevasse Fall

Image Type(s): Alpine Climbing