Joined: Fri Feb 18, 2005 8:56 pm Posts: 478 Location: Meyers, CA
Considering how much that dude knows there is some serious wisdom in his first couple of sentences.
"In 1976 I took my first avalanche course, taught by Alaskan avalanche guru Dave Hamre. I hoped (naively) that by the end of that weekend I would to be able to make that "go or no go" decision on which slopes were safe to ski. After 24 years in the avalanche business there are still days when I can't make that decision with absolute certainty or accuracy."