Video: Testing for avalanche conditions

I know people who have sworn off ski resorts and do their skiing and boarding strictly in the backcountry. Still others enjoy climbing in winter conditions or ski mountaineering.

But any trip into the wintertime backcountry requires knowledge of avalanche conditions. Harmless slopes in non-winter conditions can be superhighways of big avalanches that can be deadly.

Here’s a video that can show you a way to look for avalanche conditions:

Wolf Creek Pass from trentmeisenheimer on Vimeo.

Bob Doucette
On Twitter @RMHigh7088

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