HUMAN FACTORS and HEURISTIC TRAPS pose a serious challenge to backcountry travelers. Humans are emotional, ego driven creatures. We see what we want to see. We often do what we want to do. But in terrain of consequence, that’s a dangerous approach to staying alive in avalanche terrain.
Join educator, adventurer, and Deputy Director of the Silverton Avalanche School, Michael Ackerman for a unique and humorous look into all the silly things we humans continue to do while traveling in the backcountry.
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