NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

Nothing Happens … most of the time  Off-piste skiing and touring can be surprisingly safe, about the same risk as driving a car for one hour, if we regularly apply the risk reduction measures we learn in avalanche training. If we do not apply these measures, it...
TOP TIP: ‘Finding slope aspects using shadows from the sun’

TOP TIP: ‘Finding slope aspects using shadows from the sun’

Using a shadow to discover which direction a slope faces ! If you don’t have your GPS, compass or map, here’s an easy way of figuring out where those North’ish facing slope aspects are. (The ones that I talk about all the time!). WARNING: This only...