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ISSW / IKAR 2014 Updates

International Snow Science Workshop – 2014 More than 800 avalanche professionals and academics attended the International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW) in Banff, Canada in early October. While the majority of participants were from North America, about one-third came from Europe, … Continue reading

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Sochi: An Inside Look at Snow Safety

Along the shores of the Black Sea, Sochi is Russia’s ritziest beach city and host to the 2014 Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympics. While snow in Sochi is rare, deep snow is found 2-hours east at Rosa Khutor, Russia’s newest … Continue reading

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RECCO reflector-equipped ORTOVOX avalanche transceivers

Starting fall 2013 ORTOVOX is including RECCO reflectors into all new transceivers. The combination of systems is new to rescuers and we want to provide you with some detailed information. Why put reflectors into transceivers? A reflector-equipped transceiver provides a … Continue reading

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