Mar 152013
 

At the Mount Washington Avalanche Center, we recommend periodic comprehensive inspections of your safety equipment. For us and for the Mount Washington Volunteer Ski Patrol, this includes all of our avalanche safety gear, as well as helmets, harnesses, ropes and slings, crampons, ice axes, etc. When it comes to avalanche gear, transceivers are a critical [...]

 Posted by at 9:25 am
Mar 152013
 

This advisory expires at midnight Tuckerman and Huntington Ravines have CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger.  Natural avalanches are possible and human triggered avalanches are likely.  Dangerous avalanches conditions exist.  Conservative decision making is essential. The summit received 7.2” (18cm) of low density 6.25% snow in the past 24 hours. Frank and I were impressed by the variety [...]