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Avalanche Hour Podcast with Alex Ibbotson

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Adaptability in the Avalanche Industry

Integrating Diverse Cultures Published in The Avalanche Review Dec 2020 Snowmobiles add greater travel distances, speed, and higher impact potentials for backcountry users in an already risky backcountry environment. Snowmobile use is increasing in the mountainous, North American backcountry. Ski or snowboard-based avalanche practitioners who adopt snowmobiles...

Mountain Decisions

Let’s be honest with ourselves; with every decision presented to us in the mountains, do we always make the right choice? Do we share uneventful bad choices with others in an opportunity for learning or sweep them under the rug to avoid a public shaming?...

Rangers to the Rescue

In early March our 4th Canadian Ranger Patrol Group, Light Over Snow Vehicle Training Team instructed a successful five-day snowmobile training course with candidates from the Canadian Armed Forces in our usual location of Smithers, BC. Shortly after completion of the course, I received word...