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Testing the snow pack

18th October 2020 | 0 comments

There are a number of tests that can be done to assess the state of the snow. None of these should be taken in isolation, but used to help build up a picture of what the snow conditions in that immediate area are likely to be…

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Avalanche awareness lectures from The North Face

30th September 2014 | 0 comments

The North Face, in association with Snow+Rock and the Ski Club of Great Britain will be running a lecture series on avalanche awareness during November and December. Having sufficient knowledge of avalanche risk is critical to remain safe when winter mountaineering or skiing off-piste in the mountains and, experienced or not, this lecture is a great chance to gain/refresh that …