20 Sept 2012

South side of Seventh Heaven, with Wedge Mountain in the background. Still some snow hanging on even with the high alpine temperatures. +13 in the alpine this morning as of 07:00.

Snow on Mars: NASA

From Science Daily: Global warming - tropical precipitation increase

Older Article on Avalanche Mitigation in Europe: European Recommendations

Avalanche Threats and Mitigation Measures in Canada, Published 2007: Interesting Facts

Footage from Verbier 2011, Kiwi rider stays on top of fast moving avalanche: Lucky Girl

News from ISSW hitting the web: Are you protected from avalanches in the trees?

Significant rockfall off the Tusk!