In this episode we’ll learn about the uses of explosives in avalanche control with Brian Gorsage, Colorado Department of Transportation Avalanche Coordinator; and Mark Ganster, Austin Powder – Europe.
Avalanches and Roadways / Avalanche and Rockfall Control in Europe
Brian Gorsage, Colorado DOT Avalanche Coordinator; Mark Ganster, Austin Powder - Europe
Mark and Brian discuss the use of explosives to manage and control avalanche and rockfall risks along highways, towns, and ski areas. They bring experience from both North America and Europe and will be sharing knowledge of how this unique use of explosives is needed to provide safety to the public.