Throughout this past New England winter, I grew accustomed to starting my mornings off with the daily Avalanche report from the Mount Washington Avalanche Center. Always well written and thorough, I’ve picked up a lot of useful information and structured many winter trips around the advice provided by the well-seasoned snow rangers.
In an article on MountWashingtonAvalancheCenter.com they dive into the interesting dynamic between the science of avalanche predictions and the urge to shred. A unique reflection that reminds us to keep our perspective and Egos in check.
I’m absolutely guilty of taking risks, and it’s articles like this which remind you to make time to constantly improve and practice outdoor safety skills and take an honest look at your definition of risk.