Item: Avalanche hazard evaluation in helicopter skiing
Title: Avalanche hazard evaluation in helicopter skiing
Proceedings: Proceedings of the 1980 International Snow Science Workshop, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Authors: Hans Gmoser, Canadian Mountain Holidays, Banff, Alberta
Abstract: I delivered a paper at the previous Avalanche Workshop-in 1976 comparing the avalanche hazards and the problems of dealing with them in Alpine ski touring and helicopter skiing. In this paper I will review what has happened in the interim and offer some projections for the future.
Keywords: helicopter skiing, hazard, accidents, terrain, untracked snow
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