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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SkiingGolden.com is moving on...

Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016 by Registered CommenterShralp | CommentsPost a Comment
It is an end of an era for SkiingGolden.com and unfortunately we will no longer be operating the website. Steve Crowe is still committed to providing some timely updates on the SkiingGolden.com Facebook page, however the site will be going offline. I started this website as a hobby and passion over 10 years ago and unfortunately have just lost the steam to keep it rolling. It's been a blast. Cheers to everyone that took part and checked us out over the years! Shred on.

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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