VIDEO: Avoid Common Mistakes When Using Mapping Software for Backcountry Route-Planning

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Most mapping software applications have a feature called “slope angle shading” (or “gradient shading”) that allows users to see how steep a particular slope is. Skiers and riders of the backcountry often use this software to evaluate avalanche risk and their route of travel. This video explains how to avoid a common mistake that can lead to erroneous decisions.” – Joey Wilson


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