Warming and Weakness in a Complex SnowpackCheck out the latest Forecaster's Blog from Avalanche Canada! Some in-depth weather forecast information followed by great tips on how to manage avalanche terrain during a warm period. These are just a few examples, read the full article here.
- Reduce your exposure to avalanche terrain when the temperature is rising rapidly. Be even more cautious it is above zero.
- Avoid travelling on or under slopes that are getting hit by the sun during periods of warming.
- The importance of aspect becomes more pronounced during warming. South-facing slopes are more susceptible to the impacts of warming, while north-facing slopes may remain colder.