Conditions Update Feb 20 2017

Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
Two big human-triggered avalanches occurred on Monday in the KHMR backcountry. A storm slab and buried persistent slabs continue to be alive. Ryan Harvey explains the details while pouring some Blower Pow down his throat.

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Conditions Update Feb 8 2017

Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
A storm appears to be on its way, and hopefully it will lay a blanket of plenty upon the land. But there may be wind, and there may be warm temperatures. Plus there is already reactive snow on the ground. Adam Sherriff puts it all together for you.

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Conditions Update Jan 25 2017

Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
The main problems: wind slab and persistent slab. The main message: report your incidents! Keep everyone in the loop.

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Conditions Update Jan 12 2017

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
Looks like change is a comin'. The last calm days before the (hoped for) storm are upon us. Chris Granter points out a couple of suspicious layers to consider while going on walkabout this weekend.

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Conditions Update Dec 23 2016

Posted on Friday, December 23, 2016 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
Wind slab on a pile of facets is the snowpack's christmas gift to us this year. Adam Sherriff explains why we should care about this gift even if we don't want it.

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Conditions Update Dec 6 2016

Posted on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
The skiing in the alpine is pretty remarkable, but the first natural avalanche cycle just ran, and there is a crust lurking below - 2 things Ryan Harvey will help you keep in mind. Thanks Nick Comstock for some photos. *With regards to the first skiing image, with an avalanche hazard of Low at the time it was deemed safe to expose two people to a previously controlled slope. Otherwise one-at-a-time is certainly the best method to ski a slope. **The previous post may still be right in the near future, but in the meantime this post is here as well as on Facebook.

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