/ avalanche shovel as deadman for crevasse rescue?
I've never understood the wisdom of using burried skis as an anchor (when too much snow to get an an ice screw placement); moving around on a snow covered crevassed glacier without skis; having used them as a belay seems very dangerous.
Skis, axe, ski poles, tent poles etc would be my go to option. Pickets are great too. But, be careful of the sharp ski edges on your sling.
Re falling in yourself, once the anchor is set, you would naturally be attached to said anchor while setting up the rescue system i'd imagine?
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