by jallred22 » Tue May 24, 2011 8:58 am
by Joseph Bullough » Tue May 24, 2011 1:32 pm
by Hotoven » Tue May 24, 2011 4:49 pm
by Joseph Bullough » Tue May 24, 2011 5:36 pm
by Dan Shorb » Tue May 24, 2011 5:56 pm
Joseph Bullough wrote:You need to use a certain amount of judgment about where your route will be going; across avalanche paths, terrain traps, etc. Also, the knowledge of your party members. If they are not somewhat skilled in its use, avalanche gear just becomes dead weight.
by Hotoven » Tue May 24, 2011 10:42 pm
by mconnell » Wed May 25, 2011 3:16 am
by 96avs01 » Wed May 25, 2011 5:05 am
mconnell wrote:Bottom line is that it depends on the route. I usually carry avy gear when ice climbing you are almost always going to be in areas where avalanches come down. On a ridge, I almost never carry it (except I almost always carry a shovel on overnight winter trips). Skiing, I carry it unless I'm solo, but I usually don't get on very steep slopes and am very cautious when alone.
by Hotoven » Wed May 25, 2011 8:25 pm
manfromnantucket wrote:To bad matski isn't here, he would give you an ear full about it, and some other things.... No shit that guy was funny. To bad our fun come to an end
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