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Old 01-29-2013, 10:52 AM   #749
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Originally Posted by Scootard View Post
Next time you find yourself on a scree field, also known as a talus slope keep in mind that it will only ever repose to between 30-45 degrees. I have always found the easiest (and fastest) method of descent is to keep both feet together, then jump, and turn in midair just as though turning while skiiing a steep slope.
"Scree Field"! You learn something new everyday!

Not sure about the hopping down a steep slope of loose stones, though. Seems like a good way to start an avalanche?
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