Entries by Frank Carus

Avalanche Advisory for Thursday, March 8, 2018

Huntington Ravine has CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger. All forecast areas have Considerable avalanche danger. Dangerous avalanche conditions exist.  Tuckerman Ravine has HIGH and CONSIDERABLE avalanche danger. The Lip and Center Bowl have High avalanche danger. Very dangerous avalanche conditions exist in those forecast areas as well as on the floor of the Ravine. Travel there is […]

2018-02-25 Sliding fall in Hillman’s Highway

Icy conditions will always be a challenge despite the use of self-arrest poles. Once momentum is gained from a skiing fall or unchecked fall while climbing, it is doubtful that even a a well deployed ice axe would work on a knife hardness, icy and steep surface such as the conditions encountered in the report […]