20140118Cornices

Cornices formed by strong winds  along ridges. It's prudent to give cornices a wide berth. A cornice falling onto the slope could be the right trigger to awaken any deeper instabilities in the snowpack.

Cornices formed by strong winds along ridges. It’s prudent to give cornices a wide berth. A cornice falling onto the slope could be the right trigger to awaken any deeper instabilities in the snowpack.