A Glimpse at Life as an Avalanche Controller

Avalanche controller Kevin Fogolin provides a glimpse into the details and everyday sequences of

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Avalanche controller Kevin Fogolin provides a glimpse into the details and everyday sequences of his unique occupation. Taking to his helicopter above the mountains of British Columbia, Canada, Fogolin surveys the show-covered mountains for any movement or activity. He explains that the overall objective of an avalanche controller is to minimize the risk of an avalanche happening and minimize its potential damage. In order to become familiar with his surroundings, Fogolin occasionally skis the slopes to feel the snow and how it breaks. The video above shows additional aerial shots of the snow-covered Canadian peaks as Fogolin covers a variety of topics on the avalanche controller. Enjoy the clip above.

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