Some mountain climbers got the scare of their life when a huge, tabular boulder came flying down the mountain and barely missed striking the cameraman and then another person. It occurred at the base camp for Spantik, a mountain in the Spantik-Sosbun Mountains of Northern Pakistan. Fair warning: there is a (well justified) expletive in there. Try watching it at 1/4 speed to really see what’s happening.
This fall, TRB will release Rockfall: Characterization and Control, which will address rockfall hazard identification and evaluation, investigation process, mitigation options, and maintenance and management programs. The 400 page publication will include a DVD with […]