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Avalanche Awareness - EPIC TV Series

 

MSC is proud to present a collaborative project with Epic TV. The video series is designed to be a short beginners guide about avalanche risk, and some basic techniques.  

Please note: This video series is NOT designed to be a complete training course – we strongly  recommend you get training and learn from the experts. Please visit MSC Website  for more details  

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Resources


Here we have gathered together avalanche links, publications and other resources for both industry professionals and keen recreationalists . Use the left menu to quickly navigate to items of interest. Updates will be added to this page to help keep you up to date. 

Resource Updates

  2014 July - Avalanche rescue reources added to "Rescue - ICAR " section

PDFs on

  • Avalanche site marker wands
  • Avalanche Patient Management
 

 

 

2014 June Avalanche Airbag study:

Here is a link to the abstract for the recent airbag study done by Pascal Haegeli and others.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.05.025

 


 

   

2014 May Addendum to:

NZ Guidelines and Recording Standards for Weather, Snowpack and Avalanche Observations (2011, NZ)
Published by the Mountain Safety Council

  - Insert into - Page 62, Chapter 3. Avalanche Observations, section 3.3.8: Type of Avalanche

 

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2014 May - INFOEX add on - Monthly timeline chart maker.

This is an excel spreadsheet template that you can cut and paste exported INFOEX data into, and it will produce a monthly timeline profile of HN, HS, as well as the Max, Min, and Present air temperatures.

Download the excel sheet below along with a PDF Instruction file. You can also view a video tutorial of how to use the excel chart maker. Click here for video

INFOEX chart makerver2.xls

  Instructions for Monthly Timline Chart maker

 
   

2013 June Addendum to:

NZ Guidelines and Recording Standards for Weather, Snowpack and Avalanche Observations (2011, NZ)
Published by the Mountain Safety Council

  - Appendix B.5 Avalanche Involvement Definition.

 

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Avalanche Forecast Regions:
Mountain Safety Council managed websites
Mountainf Safety Council websiteAdventure Smart websiteNew Zealand Avalanche Center