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2014-04-16 12:28:22

BURLINGTON, Vt., April, 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Avalanche Nest-Egg a Vermont public benefit non-profit, is proud to announce it will be hosting its annual benefit concert and fundraising event this Friday April 18(th) in Stowe, Vermont at The Rusty Nail. www.rustynailvt.com Join us at the Nail to kick-start the party with live music by Vermont's Premier Rock, Folk, Funk, Band- The Aerolites. www.theaerolites.com It will be an all night event with drinks, dancing,...

2014-01-08 23:25:12

Outdoor retailer Cabela's is constructing their first store in Delaware with protection from snow and ice avalanches by using TRA Snow and Sun Standing Seam Clamps on the roof. American Fork, UT (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 The "Caution: Falling Ice" signs are out again. But not at the new Cabela's outdoor specialty store in Christiana, Delaware, the first in the state and 48th in the US and Canada. Customers will notice the familiar log construction, stonework, big...

Utah Copper Mine Landslide Triggered Earthquakes
2014-01-06 07:39:40

University of Utah Record-breaking slide would bury Central Park 66 feet deep Last year's gigantic landslide at a Utah copper mine probably was the biggest nonvolcanic slide in North America's modern history, and included two rock avalanches that happened 90 minutes apart and surprisingly triggered 16 small earthquakes, University of Utah scientists discovered. The landslide – which moved at an average of almost 70 mph and reached estimated speeds of at least 100 mph – left a...

Ski Apps Not Enough For Mountain Emergency
2013-10-28 15:15:17

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online While there are plenty of apps that will help users track ski conditions, find the best powder, and even track your runs on the slopes, a mobile smartphone app probably isn’t the best way to call for help during mountainside emergency. With many skiers now hitting the slopes with smartphones, there has been a burgeoning market for apps that promise skiers a call for help when an accident or disaster occurs. However, the Canadian...

2013-09-27 20:21:05

Dealership near Eau Claire, WI stocks up on Wisconsinite friendly truck EAU CLAIRE, Wis., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Making its debut in 2001, as a 2002 model, Chevy rolled out with a vehicle that changed the way we looked at vehicles forever. Sort of like a hybrid mix between an SUV and a pickup truck, the Chevy Avalanche was designed to be both a functional passenger hauler and a pickup truck workhorse all in one. Becoming increasingly popular in states like Wisconsin,...

Snow Water Storage In Oregon Watershed Cut By 56 Percent From Global Warming
2013-07-26 12:48:40

Oregon State University A new report projects that by the middle of this century there will be an average 56 percent drop in the amount of water stored in peak snowpack in the McKenzie River watershed of the Oregon Cascade Range -  and that similar impacts may be found on low-elevation maritime snow packs around the world. The findings by scientists at Oregon State University, which are based on a projected 3.6 degree Fahrenheit temperature increase, highlight the special...

Asteroid Surface More Unstable Than Previously Thought
2013-07-05 12:02:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An experiment in microgravity has revealed future missions seeking to land on an asteroid may have to watch out for an avalanche. Researchers discovered the rubble and dust covering asteroids and comets could feel changes between particles over much larger distances than on Earth, making these surfaces much less stable than previously thought. "We see examples of force-chains everywhere. When you pick an orange from a pile in a...

2013-06-20 16:26:08

Fastest model takes single operator printing "to an incredible new level" ROSH-HA'AYIN, Israel, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kornit Digital [http://www.kornit-digital.com ], the leading manufacturer and innovator of digital textile printing, will launch a new addition to the Avalanche product family at Fespa 2013. Designed for 24/7 mass production operation, the Avalanche 1000 is the fastest direct-to-garment printer ever made by the company. Besides its outstanding...

2013-04-23 12:27:09

In Mountain Movers, National Geographic Channel Goes Behind the Scenes of Building Winter Action Sports Courses WASHINGTON, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When snowboarding's super stars like Shaun White, Louie Vito and Mark McMorris perform insane freestyle tricks in the halfpipe, it's a soaring, exploding sight to behold. One crew is responsible for designing and building these progressive snow sport venues that allow them to take flight. Chris "Gunny" Gunnarson and...

2012-10-11 04:03:19

Kenai Heli Ski opens in February, guaranteeing 100,000 vertical feet. SELDOVIA, Alaska (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 Thrill seekers have a new option when helicopter skiing in Alaska. Based in Seldovia, Alaska, Kenai Heli Ski is opening its doors in February 2013. “Some of the world´s most remote and exclusive terrain, in Alaska´s Kenai Mountains, is now available to skiers and snowboards,” said Kenai Heli Ski´s co-owner Njord Rota. “In good weather or bad, we...