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Skier Swept Away by Alaskan Avalanche

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=me-dfav5wtI

 

Daron Rahlves triggers a large avalanche and is carried over a large cliff in Alaska. He deployed his air bag barely missing a large crevasse. This scene is from Teton Gravity’s 2012 ski film, The Dream Factory. His decision to pull his Backcountry Access Airbag saved him from falling into a crevasse and getting buried.

 

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