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Avalanche Course Schedule Set for Eastern Division

I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving holiday (perhaps with some of the first turns of the season?) and that many of you were able to participate in the excellent ESAW program last week. Dates are now set for the three Avalanche Level 1 for Rescuers courses offered...

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Followup on April 2019 Mt Washington Avalanche Incident

This post links to an NHPR podcast on the April 2019 avalanche incident involving Nicholas Benedix. Some great food for thought based on radio calls with Mt Washington snow rangers and reflections over the past two years. Much to apply to our patrol experience. NHPR...

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Avalanche Near-miss in the Adirondacks

Greetings all, The last few storms have deepened the snowpack (for some of us!) but the wild swings in temperature led to some instability.  The snowpack is never happy with rapid change. Last Saturday, two skiers on Wright Peak in the Adirondacks had a very close...

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