BE AVALANCE AWARE!
Predicting avalanches is a challenging process. Constantly changing weather factors, from temperature and snowfall to wind speed and direction, can affect the strength and stability of the snowpack. So it’s vital to keep a close watch on conditions throughout any mountain excursions.
The SAIS website has a useful guide outlining the decision-making process and the fundamental considerations of assessing avalanche hazards. Check out the useful information in our Avalanche Safety and Awareness section too. But most important of all, stay alert, and don’t take unnecessary risks.
The SAIS avalanche reports cover the following areas:
If you would like to learn more, or you are interested in a winter course, please follow the link below: