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Spring skiing tips, Ski the Smooth

Spring skiing tips, Ski the Smooth

  Here are some ideas about how to have fun and be safe on spring snow! Understand 'melt-freeze cycles’ and have fun with spring snow!   Melt-freeze Cycles A melt freeze cycle is when cold dry snow melts in the sun/heat during the day and then freezes at night. Once...

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Wet Snow Avalanches

Wet Snow Avalanches

Very few avalanche deaths or accidents occur in wet snow conditions. "So we don't need to worry about wet snow avalanches at all?" you may well ask. The answer is "Yes we do"!! The tricky thing seems to be that even though there...

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NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

ORTOVOX Free Touring Image Three years ago was a particularly deadly ski season in large parts of Europe and N America . It was one of their worst seasons in 50 years, with numbers of avalanche accidents, injuries and deaths far...

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