Jack Foersterling at Powder Magazine has written a great article in Powder magazine about our White Heat Tracks project. Thanks for helping to get the word out to the community! You can read the article here.
We are very excited that the well-respected magazine on people, mountains and uncertainty – Bergundsteigen – has chosen to publish an article on the first results from the White Heat Project. We would once again like to thank all the participants for their contributions. You can read the full article (in English) at http://www.bergundsteigen.at.
We are finally ready to enter the second phase of the White Heat project, and we are very excited about it! Our aim with this part of project is to collect GPS location information and survey responses from backcountry skiers and riders to better understand what types of terrain decision we make. Our focus is … More White Heat Tracks
By Andrea Mannberg, Handelshøgskolen and CARE, UiT – the Arctic University of Norway The mountains have started to dress up in white in the northern hemisphere. Beautiful white giants are calling, and many of us feel a hunger to head out there and taste the fresh snow. Every year, when I scent the smell of … More The Nordic Avalanche Conference 2017
Whenever someone gets killed in an avalanche, it is a tragedy, both for the lost individual, for his or her family, and for society as a whole. Yes, it is a loss for society, because society looses a person who could have contributed to its development. Avalanche accidents generates costs in terms of rescue actions, … More To risk or not to risk – who is at risk of being caught in an avalanche?