Three skiers triggered an avalanche in Tuckerman Ravine earlier this month, which was captured on video. This video, along with a collection of others, highlights the very real risk of avalanches for spring skiers heading up north in the weeks ahead. Let these be a reminder to always check the current avalanche forecast from the Mount Washington Avalanche Center. And to always carry—and know how to use—the essentials of avalanche safety: beacon, probe, and shovel.
March 19, 2011
April 25, 2009
And this one just in from this past weekend: March 26, 2011
Here’s one from 2009 (uploaded May 3, 2009)
“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.