Rutschblock Roof Flossing
If you’ve been carrying around a knotted cord in your avalanche pack and are no longer sure what it is meant for (or how to use it), check out this clip below.
I’m kidding. Your rutschblock cord is a great tool you can use to cut through snow in preparation for your snowpack tests... although these two guys have taken the concept and applied it on a much bigger scale.
‘Roof-alanches’ can be a sudden and dangerous overhead hazard, and have buried people in the past. And, although the method shown in this video is quick and efficient, it can dump a huge load on you in a matter if seconds if you're not careful.