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Why I Stopped Doing Avalanche Rescue Missions: Jill Fredston
12/04/2021 12:12 PM | Click to read full article
I think I’ve dug more than 40 people dead out of avalanches and I have done one life recovery of someone completely buried in an avalanche.
One of the reasons I hated being called an avalanche expert is that the avalanches don’t know you’re an expert. And the fact that you’ve done it for 10, 20, or 30 years doesn’t mean that you can’t make an error in judgment.✭