Avalanche Course

Another course has concluded and an interesting week it has been on the mountain. Despite unseasonable conditions and low snow accumulations there were 2 avalanche accidents in Huntington Ravine last week. Details and pictures can be found here:

http://www.mountwashingtonavalanchecenter.org/search-rescue/2011-2012-summaries/

Here’s some pics from this course:

Some trip planning at PNVC
Reviewing the Avalanche Bulletin for the day
Right before Hermit Lake
Chatting with one of the snow rangers
Taking a closer look at the snow...
About a 32 degree slope...
The view to the east
A mock rescue scenario
1-9-2012 Class

Couple spots left in next weeks course: http://www.emsclimb.com/aiare1.html

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