Tag: avalanche

Nearly Average Snowpack for Christmas

Report on backcountry skiing conditions for Marble area, Colorado, December 2016, everything looking good.

Spring has Sprung — 2015

Avalanche safety for spring conditions requires some basic rules of thumb.

Community Avalanche Safety Workshop 2015

Avalanche Safety Workshop

Always a good bet for refreshing your knowledge and doing some networking. Meet new backcountry skiing friends, chat up the locals SAR folks, be a part of the community. Information at MountainRescueAspen.org

Winter 2014/2015 off to Slow Start — with Near Miss

Snowpack is thin. It’s going to be hard to catch up now, but Marble does get the precip once the faucet turns on. Be careful. Someone triggered and cleaned out the main bowl a few days ago. Not trivial. We might have to start treating Marble Bowl like Highlands Bowl, with some intense boot packing …

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