November 25, 2018 – Snowpack Update

I think the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center said it best, "In these conditions expert snowpack stability skills may not suffice. The answer is smart terrain choices. Stick to green light terrain." When you have natural activity, remote triggers, whoomphing and positive...

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The Realities of the Backcountry

- As the snow begins to pile up in the mountains 🏔 I humbly remind myself that the average depth of an avalanche burial is 1.2m (represented in the photo) and 50% of those fully buried victims result in a fatality.- - -Those are good odds if your gambling with money...

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The path to safe passage…

- -It’s not by accident that we gain safe passage in the mountains. Obtaining that outcome relies heavily on the “you” and the “us” in the teams we work in. - - -How you plan, communicate and execute in the terrain with your partner(s) often dictates our success or...

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