Monday, December 13, 2010

Wind Slab

There is currently a great danger off-piste due to wind slab and wildly changing temperatures. One guide in Val is currently in hospital with a broken femur and his client in a coma due to being caught out by the conditions - conditions which in my view were very predictable. Here is a photo below of Pisteurs couloir - where the incident happened. You can see the fracture line of the avalanche...

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