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Contributor – Ken Wylie

KEN WYLIE is the author of “Buried” a first person account of a tragic avalanche in the Selkirk Mountains in 2003. Ken is a member of the International Federation of Mountain Guides Associations, and the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides. He has guided in Canada, New Zealand, Peru, Ecuador, Alaska and the Contiguous U.S.A. Ken …
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How To Tame Your Avalanche Dragon

Over the last ten years there have been fantastic advances in the field of avalanche safety through research and technical development. Additions made to snow stability evaluations like ‘fracture character’ during the ‘compression test’ deepen our awareness of what is happening with the snow. There have also been the development terrain assessment tools, which help …
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