for those venturing off trail in deep snow ... a snowmobiler died from this recently in BC ... http://www.treewelldeepsnowsafety.com/index.phphttp://blog.oplopanax.ca/2010/12/snow-immersion-deaths-redux.htmhttp://blog.oplopanax.ca/2010/12/non-avalanche-related-snow-immersion.htmlhttp://www.docwild.net/files/WEM63.pdf
Edited by bearbreeder on 12/31/2010 02:52:36 MST.
One time while skiing, I fell head-down into a tree well. Another skier came along and tried to fish me out, and he fell in also. The third skier came along and managed to assist us all. Now, I stay away from the trees more.--B.G.--
Cross-country skiing over thin icy crud. Bit of a struggle. My wife got fed up and said she would walk. So she took off here skis - and almost disappeared into a snow-covered gap between two boulders. There was nothing underneath. Took a big struggle to get out and back onto her skis as there was little to lean on.Yeah, happens.Cheers
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