29 Oct 2012

Freezing levels have been hovering near the peaks but it certainly has been snowing in the alpine. Present temperature at 2260 meters is - 1 as of 07:30. More precipitation on the way.

Techniques used to test snow stability: Rutschblock Test

Not much avalanche activity these days, for the next few posts thought I would refer to the very broad topic of risk assessment, here is some information from the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety: Risk Assessment

Human Factors: Communication and the Future of Snow Safety: BCA Presentation at 2012 ISSW

Spearhead Hut Project: Fundraiser

3 Skiers Partially Buried: Bozeman Montana

Looks like we are in for some wet conditions.