Examining The Research and Science Behind Avalanches with Craig Gordon and Edward Power

Oct 28, 2020

In this episode of The Mountain Life Utah Avalanche Center forecaster and local resident Craig Gordon and author Edward Power join the program. Craig is one of the subjects of a recently released book by Edward Power, Dragons in the Snow: Avalanche Detectives and the Race to Beat Death in the Mountains. This book  examines the research and science behind avalanche forecasting and rescue, weaving in the art of backcountry skiing as well as dramatic tales of avalanche accidents, rescues, and recoveries.