Bay Area Mountain Rescue Unit

#03 Understanding Avalanches

#03 Understanding Avalanches

While the 2019/2020 ski season was cut short and people were discouraged from entering the backcountry, avalanche deaths still rose to just two less than the year before.  In this episode of Unpacked, we get the opportunity to talk with Randall Osterhuber. A member of Tahoe Nordic Search and Rescue, former director of the Sierra Avalanche Center, AIARE instructor and seasoned backcountry skier to explore the science behind avalanches and how to avoid them.

Duration: 1 hr 6 min

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