19 Apr 2012

There is a chance that Saturday could be a nice day?

At 2280 meters the temperature was - 8 as of 06:00, winds were 10-25 KPH from the SSE.
At 1550 meters the temperature was -4, 98 % relative humidity and the barometer is on the decline.
In the Valley it is +1. No new snow recorded over night, 5 cm fell yesterday.
Max temperature at 1550 meters was + 2.3 as of 15:00 hrs yesterday.

For the updated Avalanche Advisory click here: Avalanche Advisory

From Utah a clip on backcountry safety: Touring Safely

Missed this one back in February, from Japan: Hot Springs Avalanche

Interview with survivor of Washington State Avalanche February 19, 2012: Elyse Saugstad

The International Classification for Seasonal Snow on the Ground: How to identify and record snow