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Wind-loading (Rand Decker) Vol. 1, No.3, December 1982

Collective Ideas on Triggering Mechanisms (Sue Ferguson) Vol. 3, No. 5, March 1985

Weather Patterns for Major Avalanches (Peter Schaerer) Vol. 4, No. 3, January 1986

Anatomy of an Avalanche (Peter Lev) Vol. 5, No. 3, January 1987

Avalanche Hazard Categories; Let the Hazard Begin: a short history ( Knox Williams) Vol. 6, No. 4, March 1988

Avalanche Dog Alert (Tracy Voltz) Vol. 6, No. 4, March 1988

Your Dream Home in the Avalanche Zone (Sue Ferguson) Vol. 6, No. 4, March 1988

How Many Chances Do You Get? (Matt Krane) Vol. 6, No. 4, March 1988

96 Killed in Unknowin Avalanche (Sue Ferguson) Vol. 6, No. 4, March 1988

The Avalanche History of Alta (Marc Kalatowski) Vol. 7, No. 3, December 1988

Avalanche Runout Distances and Dynamics (Art Mears) Vol. 7, No. 4, January 1989

Going to Extremes (Reid Bahnson) Vol. 7, No. 5, February 1989

Rutschblock as a Practical Tool for Slope Stability Evaluation (Paul M.B. Föhn) Vol. 7, No. 6, Mar.1989

Avalanche Evaluation Check List (Scott M. Kruse) Vol. 8, No. 4, February 1990

Life as a Human Being (Bruce Tremper) Vol. 9, No. 4, February 1991

Forecasting in the Twilight Zone (I.C. Itall; aka Mark Moore) Vol. 9, No. 5, March 1991

Reaching out to Extreme Skiers (Sandra McIntyre) Vol. 9, No. 4, February 1991

Mistakes in Avalanche Rescues (Dale Atkins) Vol. 9, No.6, April 1991

Avalanches and Extreme Snowmobilers (Karl Birkeland) Vol. 10, No. 4, February 1992

Alpine Meadows: March 31, 1982 The Story (Larry Heywood) Vol. 10, No. 5, March 1992

Anatomy of a Snowmobile-triggered Avalanche Fatality (Karl Birkeland) Vol. 10, No. 6, April 1992

I Kill Avalanches (Montogomery M. Atwater) Vol. 11, No. 1, November 1992

Experience with Rutschblocks (Bruce Jamieson & Colin Johnston) Vol. 11, No. 2, December 1992

April 3, 1993 Story of Roman Latta (Andrew Mclean) Vol. 12, No. 1, December 1993

RECCO on the Highway (Mike Stanford) Vol. 12, No. 3, January 1994

RECCO Coming to U.S. Ski Areas (Liam Fitzgerald) Vol. 12, No. 3, January 1994

Simple Snow Stability Tests (Bruce Tremper) Vol. 13, No. 2, December 1994

Of Wet Snow, Slush & Snowballs (Samuel C. Colbeck) Vol. 13, No. 5, March 1995

Utah Avalanche Forecast Center (Bruce Tremper) Vol. 16, No. 1, Autumn 1997

Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center (Garth Ferber) Vol. 16, No. 2, December 1997

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center (Nick Logan & Knox Williams) Vol. 16, No. 3, January 1998

The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center (Karl Birkeland) Vol. 16, No. 4, February 1998

Sun Valley Avalanche Center (Janet Kellam) Vol. 16, No. 5, April 1998

Zen in the Art of Avalanche Hazard Forecasting (R.L. "Sam" Davis) Vol. 17, No. 3, January 1999

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