March 13, 2008

Dean Potter ‘Baselining’ Video

“Instead of Dying, I’m Flying.” — Dean Potter, Moab, Utah climber and Baseliner, in the New York Times.

Oddly enough, this does not seem that appealing to me…

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March 12, 2008

Mountain High Avalanches – Incident Report

Mountain High Avalanches - Incident Report

This morning, I spoke with Jeff Pierce, who was the Site Commander for two of the three avalanches that took place in the vicinity of Mountain High ski area on 25 January 2008 in the San Gabriel Mountains. Jeff was also kind enough to share photos of the scene (more…)

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March 7, 2008

Interview: Amber Seyler – ‘A Dozen More Turns’

Interview: Amber Seyler - ‘A Dozen More Turns’

A Dozen More Turns is one of those rare films that gets under your skin. I admit to being an expert when it comes to finding ways to avoid thinking about consequences (Andrew McLean calls this “creative rationalization”), but ADMT managed to grab me in a way no other avalanche film ever has. As a piece of filmmaking, A Dozen More Turns could have gone wrong at any number of turns (more…)

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March 4, 2008

Home Again, Home Again

Ugh…back in city…can’t breathe, can’t think…blood thickening into sludge…concrete…people…signal breaking up…must wallow in self-pity for foreseeable future…

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