VIDEO: Sun Exposure Turns "Fun Slope" into "Avalanche Hazard" Within Minutes

VIDEO: Sun Exposure Turns "Fun Slope" into "Avalanche Hazard" Within Minutes

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VIDEO: Sun Exposure Turns "Fun Slope" into "Avalanche Hazard" Within Minutes

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“It just goes to show how quickly conditions can change. Within minutes, sun exposure turned a seemingly fun slope into an avalanche hazard.” –Flo Goeller

Always useful to hear a firsthand account from an avalanche survivor, especially a professional skier, to glean insight about what went wrong and how the decision making process can be improved to avoid accidents like this in the future. This is Flo Goeller’s story of triggering a slide and getting sent over a cliff and surviving. Gnarly.

 

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