Oddly enough this came to me via LinkedIn this morning.
Daron Rahlves triggers a large avalanche and is carried over a large cliff in Alaska. He deployed his air bag barely missing a large crevasse. This scene is from Teton Gravity’s 2012 ski film, The Dream Factory. His decision to pull his Backcountry Access Airbag saved him from falling into a crevasse and getting buried.
This video indirectly highlights a problem with Goretex and other waterproof pants – when you shit yourself it stays locked in.