A Chance in a Million

15th March 2010

Avalanche safety starts at home. This book describes the avalanche phenomena in Scotland. Considering the nature of the winter so far, it is interesting to note that Appendix 3 describes numerous avalanche incidents in March and April. Deep foot penetrations in moist soft snow are more widespread. We need to be wary of how this unusual snowpack winter evolves-wider distribution of deep snowpack zones, still lingering weak characteristics and transition to late winter snowpack…

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