Posts tagged Keen Insight
Utah Avalanche Center

The Utah Avalanche Center is a collaborative effort between the Forest Service - Utah Avalanche Center and the Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center. The UAC provides: Daily avalanche & mountain weather forecasts and backcountry conditions reports, “Know Before You Go Awareness” information & training, Avalanche education opportunities, and other avalanche resources.

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I AM Dangerous (Danger, dangerous, stupid: Not all the same)

Molly Absolon, writing for the Mountainside column of the Jackson Hole News & Guide, writes about being dangerous. She writes of her reaction to an essay that Drew Hardesty wrote titled “I AM Dangerous.” Drew Hardesty is a forecaster for the Utah Avalanche Center in the winter and a Grand Teton National Park climbing ranger in the summer. Drew had recently sent her an essay he’d written about danger. “The essay went on to explore the notion of danger, and, in the end, Drew embraced the idea that we are dangerous if we spend our lives in the mountains engaging in potentially risky behavior.”

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