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Welcome to the Study on Professional Decision-Making in Avalanche Terrain. Thank you for your interest. Your opinions and perspectives are very important to us.

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This study is being conducted by the Centre for Tourism Policy and Research at the School of Resources and Environmental Management, Simon Fraser University in partnership with HeliCat Canada, the Canadian Avalanche Association and the Backcountry Lodges of British Columbia Association.

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