Avalanches in Tuckerman Ravine: Best Videos

March 29, 2011

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.

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Equipped blogger Matt Heid is AMC's gear guru: He loves gear and he loves using it in the field. While researching several guidebooks, including AMC's Best Backpacking in New England, he has hiked thousands of miles across New England, California, and Alaska, among other wilderness destinations. He also cycles, climbs, and surfs.