In the latest episode of Tailgate Alaska In Short, we take a ten minute class from instructors Ed Shanley and Sarah Carter on how to navigate glaciers safely.
Snowboarding in glaciated terrain can be pretty sketchy. Crevasses can be covered up by snow bridges and the danger can be easily concealed from view.
In the latest Tailgate Alaska, we take a ten minute class from instructors Ed Shanley and Sarah Carter, who give us some tips on the best way to navigate glaciers, terrain to watch out for, the best equipment to carry with you and the easiest way to rescue a buddy who might have slipped into a crevasse.
Hit play and take notes!
2015 marks the eight edition of Tailgate Alaska, the event is the annual pilgrimage of dedicated recreational riders, professional athletes and the industry to ride the world’s best mountains and deepest snow on the planet. Dates are 3-12 April 2015 at Thompson Pass, Alaska.
Tailgate Alaska offers multiple on-site rescue teams and free daily snow science classes, nightly seminars given by industry veterans and snow safety experts, who share their experience with participants of the event.
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