Avalanche Safety [Bonus Episode #02]

This Ski Podcast Special episode covers avalanche safety in detail as we look into all you need to know to make us safer on the mountain.

Dave Burrows from SnowPros Ski School talks about snow layers; teaches Jim how to use a transceiver properly; and looks at the different types of avalanches you could encounter.

Caroline Elliot, an experienced snow patroller talks about working with her Search and Rescue dog, Fjord, who is trained to find people buried in an avalanche.

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Show Notes

  • Jim and Dave were in Anzère. You can listen to the review of the resort in Episode 49.
Dave digging
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  • Snowpros offer avalanche training throughout the year. Go to snow-pros.ski for more information.
Measuring the steepness of a slope.
Fjord and Caroline

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