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Avalanche types and their trigger mechanisms

Video Release Date: November 28, 2022
Video Source: YouTube

Avalanches are differentiated and defines by their mechanics and triggering mechanisms. The following three types of avalanche are significant for winter athletes:

• Gliding avalanche
• Loose snow avalanche
• Slab avalanche

Watch the video to find out how to differentiate between the various avalanche types and better understand their triggering mechanisms, so you can learn to identify danger in the mountains and adequately assess the risk.

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