Tag: High

Avalanche Warning Signs Turned Us Around

It was shaping up to be a beautiful day. That's why it sucked when we made the decision to pull the pin and turn around. But it wasn't just our gut instinct telling…

High Avalanche Hazard and the Fine Art of a Courageous Retreat

You’ve been planning this trip for weeks. The sleds are loaded, and hotels booked. One problem: High Avalanche Hazard. Here's what to do.

A Positive Sign: Good Terrain Choice on a Deep and Touchy Weekend

They say that hindsight is 20/20. Looking back on the significant avalanche events that occurred just a few ridges to the south—as well as in the nearby Rockies—it's clear that the snowpack…