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Pro Snowboarder Saved by Avalanche Air Bag

Video Release Date: February 3, 2012
Video Source: YouTube

This footage was caught on January 25th, 2012 in the backcountry near Montezuma. It features Pro Snowboarder Meesh Hytner being caught in a sizeable (~class 3) avalanche and deploying her BCA Float 30 avalanche airbag before taking a long ride.

Pretty sobering footage and at the same time it makes you really think about what technology you want to have on your side when you are in backcountry avalanche terrain.

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