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Ski Mountaineer Caroline Gleich Is Open About, Well, Everything

Ski Mountaineer Caroline Gleich Is Open About, Well, Everything (adventure-journal.com)

BY SHAWNTE SALABERT

The first day of December 2018 was a bluebird day in the Banff backcountry. Ski mountaineer Caroline Gleich and her fiancé Rob Lea hovered on the shoulder of Dolomite Peak as their companion, guidebook author Marcus Baranow, enjoyed powder turns in the steep bowl below. Although they were in obvious avalanche territory, the forecast showed low danger that day, so Gleich felt comfortable asking Lea to take photos from a rocky fold just below the top of the line as she made her own run. Not long after she dropped in, however, she heard Baranow shout, “Avalanche!”

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