Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop – Friday October 3, 2013

      The Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop will be held on October 4, 2013 at the Mining Hall of Fame Conference Center in Leadville, Colorado. We’ll post an agenda and registration information in early September. Hope to see you there! Go to: https://avalanche.state.co.us for more info

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Craftsmanship and Relevancy in Snowpack Observations. By Colin Zacharias

The Weight of Evidence: The important job of gathering and interpreting snowpack information includes evaluating the weight of each bit of information (type, craftsmanship, accuracy, timing, relevancy, and verification) as it is applied to snowpack instability and avalanche hazard. Experienced practitioners are aware of the variability of the terrain and snowpack and the challenges extrapolating…

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