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My close source says that they had beacons, probes and shovels,
however, (s)he is oddly silent on the fourth.

--Matt K.

On 8/21/06, Scott Danis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Wasn't there another couple of gomers from around here that almost got
> themselves buried there a couple of years ago?  Did they have their
> prerequisites in order?
>
> On Mon, 21 Aug 2006 13:59:47 -0400, Matthew Kulas <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> >A source close to me confirms that the skiing there is very cool, but
> >as Roger K. alluded to, you must be smart about it--a Quebecois kid
> >died a couple years back skiing one of their asbestos tailing
> >piles--brain, beacon, shovel and a probe are all prerequisite.
> >
> >Just picked up that issue of BACKCOUNTRY at OGE.  I wished there were
> >more photos of the piles.  On the plus side, there is a nice piece on
> >Coombs.
> >
> >--Matt K.
> >
> >On 8/21/06, Scott Braaten <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> >> I'm sure there will be others on
> >> here that might want to go back...

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