A wet slab avalanche ain’t nothin’ to mess with

Comments by Henrik Lampert/

Wet slab avalanches are oftentimes downplayed in terms of danger, perhaps on account of their “slow moving” character. This video—uploaded June 1, showcasing a springtime slide in Austria—serves as a reminder that this form of avalanche is not to be taken lightly. That’s a mess of wet, heavy snow. One certainly wouldn’t want to be caught in its path.

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