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The Avalanche Review, 1982-present
All issues of The Avalanche Review (TAR) were published by the American Avalanche Association. Online copies of the journal (PDF) can be found here.
At the time of my latest research (October 2017), online issues were available from February 2004 (Vol 22:3) to the present. Also, the first issue (Volume 1:1, October 1982) was available online. Issues between October 1982 and February 2004 are believed to exist in private collections. It is hoped that eventually those issues can also be digitized and made available online.
I have paper copies of issues listed in bold below. The ID column below has links to review notes.
|tar-1982-Oct||The Avalanche Review 1:1||October 1982||LDS, 10/11/2017||First issue, edited by Sue Ferguson. ISSW in Bozeman, MT.|
|tar-1984-Oct||The Avalanche Review 3:1||October 1984||LDS, 10/11/2017||Nothing noteworthy|
|tar-1985-Jan||The Avalanche Review 3:3||January 1985||LDS, 10/25/2018||Reference: Yodelin case history, photos|
|tar-1985-Feb||The Avalanche Review 3:4||February 1985||LDS, 10/25/2018||Reference: Yodelin's legal significance|
|tar-1985-Apr||The Avalanche Review 3:6||April 1985||LDS, 10/25/2018||Profile of Mark Moore|
|tar-2004-May||The Avalanche Review 22:3||May 2004||LDS, 10/11/2017||Earliest PDF issue available online during my review in October 2017.|
|tar-2004-Dec||The Avalanche Review 23:2||Dec 2004||LDS, 10/11/2017||Knox Williams|
|tar-2005-Apr||The Avalanche Review 23:4||Apr 2005||LDS, 10/11/2017||Brill, Gary, "Observations on Faceted Crusts" (Forbidden Peak avalanche).|
|tar-2005-Oct||The Avalanche Review 24:1||Oct 2005||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop (CSAW).
Ed LaChapelle, "The Ascending Spiral"
|tar-2006-Feb||The Avalanche Review 24:3||Feb 2006||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Sue Ferguson passes.
Monty Atwater and the Avalauncher.
|tar-2006-Apr||The Avalanche Review 24:4||Apr 2006||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Info on Norm Wilson, and more.
Remembrances of Sue Ferguson.
Jackson, Michael, "Artist Point Avalanche: Three Years Later"
|tar-2006-Oct||The Avalanche Review 25:1||Oct 2006||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Norm Wilson obituary.
Oscar, the ISSW Wiener.
|tar-2006-Dec||The Avalanche Review 25:2||Dec 2006||LDS, 10/11/2017||Information about the creation of AAA in 1986.|
|tar-2007-Apr||The Avalanche Review 25:4||Apr 2007||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Passing of Ed LaChapelle
|tar-2007-Dec||The Avalanche Review 26:2||Dec 2007||LDS, 10/11/2017||Marriott, Rich, "The International Snow Science Workshop Throughout the Years"|
|tar-2008-Feb||The Avalanche Review 26:3||Feb 2008||LDS, 10/11/2017||Barnett, Steve, "Northwest Snow and Avalanche Seminar: NSAS 2007" Jackson, Michael, "NSAS: An ASAP Event"|
|tar-2008-Apr||The Avalanche Review 26:4||Apr 2008||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Wheeler, Margaret, "Backcountry Skiing & Gender"
Stimberis, John, "Dispatch from Snoqualmie Pass, WA"
|tar-2008-Oct||The Avalanche Review 27:1||Oct 2008||LDS, 10/11/2017||Matous, Ron, "Driving Doctor Ed" [LaChapelle]|
|tar-2009-Feb||The Avalanche Review 27:3||Feb 2009||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Ed LaChapelle library in Silverton, Co
Wilbour, Craig, "Northwest Snow and Avalanche Summit 2008"
Johnson, Greg, "Great Achievements in Avalanche Prediction Among America's First: Edward A. Beals"
Atkins, Dale, "History 101: Avalanche Cords"
|tar-2009-Apr||The Avalanche Review 27:4||Apr 2009||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Stimberis, John, "Open by Summer: Chinook Pass, Washington"
Morrison, Patty, "Northwest Blaster's Seminar"
|tar-2009-Oct||The Avalanche Review 28:1||Oct 2009||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Mike Stanford becomes WSDOT North Central avy supervisor.
David LaChapelle passes away.
|tar-2009-Dec||The Avalanche Review 28:2||Dec 2009||LDS, 10/11/2017||Bachman, Don, "LaChapelle Library Catalogued in Detail"|
|tar-2010-Feb||The Avalanche Review 28:3||Feb 2010||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Wilbour, Craig, "3rd Annual Northwest Snow and Avalanche Summit (NSAS)"
Emetaz, Roland, "ISSW Europe"
|tar-2010-Apr||The Avalanche Review 28:4||Apr 2010||LDS, 10/11/2017||
1910 Wellington Tragedy
McCormack and Stimberis, "Small Unmanned Aircraft Tested for Use in Avalanche Control"
|tar-2010-Oct||The Avalanche Review 29:1||Oct 2010||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Morrison, Patty, "12th Annual NW Forecasters Meeting"
Brennan, John, "Montgomery Atwater, Avalanche Hunter & Author"
Statham, Grant et al, "The North American Public Avalanche Danger Scale"
|tar-2010-Dec||The Avalanche Review 29:2||Dec 2010||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Honoray memberships for avalanche.org creators.
LaChapelle-Hunt Educational Homesite (Alaska)
|tar-2011-Feb||The Avalanche Review 29:3||Feb 2011||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Mark Moore - October 2010, Honorary Membership
Stimberis, John, "Pacific Northwest Happenin's"
Grove, Kevin, "Book Review: Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America"
Urban, Jake, "Snowmobile Avalanche Education in the US: The Seed of the Project"
Turner, Ken, "Youth Avalanche Education Programs in the Pacific Northwest"
|tar-2011-Apr||The Avalanche Review 29:4||Apr 2011||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Stimberis, John, "NWAC Update: La Nina, Hooray!"
Henningsen, Oyvind, "In Memoriam: Monika Johnson"
Otter, Dan, "When Things Go Wrong"
June 2010 avalanche on Mt Rainier's Ingraham Glacier
|tar-2011-Oct||The Avalanche Review 30:1||Oct 2011||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Wolfe, Lynne, "See you at the 'SAW'"
Stimberis, John, "Craig Wilbour Retires from WSDOT"
Grubin, Rick, "Avalanche Acronym Soup: AAA, NSP, AIARE"
Ferber and Abromeit, "US Avalanche Centers Survey" and more
|tar-2011-Dec||The Avalanche Review 30:2||Dec 2011||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Stimberis, John, "Spring on Chinook Pass"
Early Swiss avalanche research
30 Years of The Avalanche Review
|tar-2012-Feb||The Avalanche Review 30:3||Feb 2012||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Kostrewski, Dan, "Northwest Snow and Avalanche Summit"
Morin, Chris, "The MLK Event at Crystal Mountain"
Perla, Ron, "Early USFS National Avalanche Schools"
|tar-2012-Apr||The Avalanche Review 30:4||Apr 2012||LDS, 10/11/2017||Gadd, Will, "The Grand Delusion"|
|tar-2012-Oct||The Avalanche Review 31:1||Oct 2012||LDS, 10/11/2017||Kramer, Kenny, "Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center"|
|tar-2013-Feb||The Avalanche Review 31:3||Feb 2013||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Standford, Joanne, "Northwest Snow and Avalanche Summit"
Emetaz, Roland, "Honoring Mark Moore, in 10 Lines or Less"
Ski Area Boundary Policies in PNW
|tar-2013-Oct||The Avalanche Review 32:1||Oct 2013||LDS, 10/11/2017||Kramer, Kenny, "Northwest Avalanche Center"|
|tar-2013-Dec||The Avalanche Review 32:2||Dec 2013||LDS, 10/11/2017||Isaak, Jerry, "The Impact of Social Media on Decision-Making"|
|tar-2014-Feb||The Avalanche Review 32:3||Feb 2014||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Waag, Dave, "NSAW 2013 Summary"
Gaffney, Rob, "A Look at Sportgevity"
Roberts, Van, "Strategies from the Front Line"
Castillo, Rob, "Tunnel Vision at Tunnel Creek"
|tar-2014-Oct||The Avalanche Review 33:1||Oct 2014||LDS, 10/11/2017||D'Amico, Dennis, "Granite Mountain Avalanche"|
|tar-2015-Feb||The Avalanche Review 33:3||Feb 2015||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Stimberis, John, "Incident on Chinook Pass"
Fink, Patrick, "Educational Update from NSAW"
|tar-2015-Oct||The Avalanche Review 34:1||Oct 2015||LDS, 10/11/2017||Summary from NWAC during a poor snow year.|
|tar-2015-Dec||The Avalanche Review 34:2||Dec 2015||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Newcomb, Rod, "A Partial History of the Avalanche Industry in the 60s and 70s"
Bachman, Don, "Avalanche Record Storage"
|tar-2016-Feb||The Avalanche Review 34:3||Feb 2016||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Stimberis, John, "December 2015: A recap"
Cohen, Tyler, "NSAW: 9 Things I Learned"
Pro/Rec Split: Recreational Guidelines Update
|tar-2016-Apr||The Avalanche Review 34:4||Apr 2016||LDS, 10/11/2017||
Pro/Rec Split: Progress Report
Jackson, Michael, "Backcountry Communication Protocol"
Last issue reviewed
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