Non-avalanche snow deaths on the rise
Paul Baugher and Bob Zider have never met. But they are connected by an understanding of the dangers of deep snow. And in a season when a record number of skiers and snowboarders have suffocated in accidents that did not involve avalanches, they have taken different approaches -- from improving equipment to advocating prevention and preparation -- to address a risk they say receives scant attention.
For Zider, the perils of deep snow were suddenly apparent when, in 1992, ...
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