20 Nov 2011

Braden Douglas Photo Nov 10, 2011Click on this link to learn how depth hoar is formed.
Surface and depth hoar have been the key interface in most of the avalanche activity in the past few days, even though the snow pack has tightened up shallow rocky terrain could still surprise you. With the snowfall predicted to fall next week it will be interesting to see how the deeper instabilies react to a load.