Posts Tagged: "avalanche"

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North Face Avalanche Airbag Safety System Backpack

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Word is that skiing fresh powder is unlike any other skiing experience.  However, a major drawback (understatement) is the vastly increased possibility of getting caught in the wake of an avalanche.  Once a skier is trapped beneath a few feet of snow there is no escaping.  The best thing they...

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Avalung Lets You Breath Easy In An Avalanche (video)

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I’m scared to death of suffocating.  Fortunately, I don’t do any crazy helicopter downhill skiing where an avalanche is eminent due to the fresh powder factor.  If you do, though, you might want to look into the AvaLung from Black Diamond.  It works by taking the fresh air around you...