Weather Influences on Snow Safety and Avalanches— Temperature

Temperature has a profound effect on avalanche safety. Quite often the basic rule of thumb is to finished early by starting even earlier. That way you achieve your mission before the sun starts having adverse effects on the snowpack.

When we start to investigate temperature influences we need to think of temperature as heat transfer. We can isolate those heat…



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James Streater

Head coach and owner of Maverix Snow Ltd. He holds the worlds highest snowsport qualification ISTD.