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Whymper saddle ice Avalanche

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by expatgm, Nov 14, 2015.

  1. expatgm

    expatgm Addicted

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    Ran in to this checking the Mt Cook Avi forecast, very impressive.
     
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  2. gareth_oau

    gareth_oau Pool Room Ski Pass: Gold

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    "snowline is lowering, so we ski further down"

    glass half full guy LOL:thumbs:
     
  3. WaitAwhile

    WaitAwhile One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Its a pity they missed the start of the main slab coming away by following the chunk of ice falling away .
    But still good to watch.
     
  4. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Impressive, particularly how far it flowed
     
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  5. Draizuh

    Draizuh One of Us

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    Haha, My buddy Ryan filmed this.
     
  6. Untele-whippet

    Untele-whippet beard stroker Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice trundle.
     
  7. climberman

    climberman CloudRide1000 Legend Ski Pass: Gold

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    Tell him thanks for uploading, great bit of footage.
     
  8. Dumph

    Dumph Hard Yards

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    Impressive and scary.
     
  9. skifree

    skifree A disciple of the blessed avi giraffe Moderator Ski Pass: Gold

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    Nice bit of landscaping, much cheaper than a fleet of D9 caterpillars to move all that junk down the valley.
     
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    Myazma One of Us Ski Pass: Gold

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    Awesome geology in action. The ability of rock and ice to 'flow' is wicked.
     
  11. Red_switch

    Red_switch Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Sounds like a certain Mr O there too