March 22 Video Update - Beware the Beast on the Southeast

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
Seen any obvious avalanche clues lately? Bet you have. It's very much Spring now and Ryan Harvey reminds us that if it goes this time of year, it can go big.

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March 4 Video Update - Spring: Snow, Sun and Cornices

Posted on Friday, March 4, 2016 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
Incremental deposits of snow loading a weak layer, the sun's heat heavy on the snowpack, and cornices teetering above. Kyle Hale explains why these things should be on your mind for the rest of the season.

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February 10 Video Update - Times, They Are a Changin'

Posted on Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
You know how in every town there are geezers who say, "if you don't like the weather, just wait a few minutes"? Well, in Golden recently we are those geezers. Lately the mix has included blower pow, blower wind, wind slabs, wind crusts, solar radiation, temperature crusts and surface hoar. And more snow is coming! Adam Sherriff helps us make sense of it all.

January 17 Video Update - Bit of Snow, Bit of Wind, Bit of Concern

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2016 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
Yes, it seems we are in a bit of a rut. But the snow has been falling somewhat. And the wind has been blowing somewhat. So thinking about where the two have combined to form slabs is key to backcountry travel at the moment. Ryan Harvey helps us think about it.

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December 29 Video Update - High Pressure + Low Hazard = Skiing!

Posted on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
Seems like an awfully good time to be skiing. Ryan Harvey points to wind slabs and buried surface hoar as things to consider while getting after it, and also warns us that the next problem is developing right under our feet.

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December 8, 2015 Video Update - The Calendar Says It's Still Autumn!

Posted on Tuesday, December 8, 2015 by Registered CommenterCrowe | CommentsPost a Comment
Do you remember a start to a winter like this recently? Holy moly there has been excellent skiing. But things ain't the way they used to be just a few days ago. Ryan Harvey shares his thoughts on how all this snow may be affecting the backcountry conditions.

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