In this morning’s advisory I wrote briefly about the decision making of two individuals who skied the Lip Saturday afternoon. I’d like to expand on this commentary, in order to provide a little more context, but primarily because I think what I observed is unfortunately too common, yet easy to avoid these same behavior patterns. […]
There’s always a lot written in the daily avalanche advisory, but there’s usually much more discussion that can’t possibly fit. So after a few months of back and forth we’ve decided to carve out a spot here online to accomodate that overflow of information. Somedays it will be a short video, maybe a paragraph discussing hoar frost or how graupel is affecting stability. And then on other times we just have something interesting about the mountain that’s pent up inside itching to get out and The Pit, a hole dug to seek information and answers to questions, is the best place to let it sing. So….welcome to “The Pit“.