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On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 11:55 AM, Michael Taub <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> I was thinking about this and wondering about doing this with just 2
> people.  I've always thought three was a good number in case someone gets
> hurt.  However, the more I thought about it, if someone got hurt in there, 2
> or 3 people wouldn't make that much difference. The rescue would be tough.
>
> Or did you figure you could use the Burton method and call for help with
> the cell phone?
>

Right. Thanks to the increase in cell coverage in Vermont it is now
fortunately no longer necessary to ski with any partners at all, or bring
food or water. It sure does make backcountry skiing more convenient!!

Evan

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