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Old 12-27-2016, 10:07 AM   #6
yardsale
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Originally Posted by Zach View Post
I have done the spontaneous tree grab a few times when skiing off trail in the woods here, as well as something I call the downhill traverse fall, when I am skiing diagonally across a grade that is too steep to go straight down, and then do a panic fall in the downhill direction. This results in a situation where my head is pointing downhill and my skis are above me, which is a very secure position in which to remain stopped but hard to get out of if I want to get going again. I have not yet tried the 'wait for the snow to melt' approach to leaving this predicament, but it seemed like it would have been a good idea on some occasions.
Zach
These are all great ideas. (Good for business) Yardsale, OTR/L
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