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Ray Gates and Artak Paskevichyan deliver presentation at NSAA Western Winter Conference

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On January 23, 2019, Ray Gates and Artak Paskevichyan presented a case summary of the Barker v. Mt. Rose trial to participants at the NSAA 2019 Western Winter Conference and Trade Show in Snowbird, Utah.  Their presentation examined the legal issues regarding in bound avalanches including closure issues, ski safety and inherent risk, legal issues, snow safety mitigation, guest education, incident investigations, Forest Service permit and relationships as well as applicable mountain operations.  The presentation also included guest safety considerations and interplay with the inherent risk of alpine skiing.