The year 2020 has required all of us to get creative, and the fall SAW season was no exception. Avalanche professionals across the country knew it wasn’t safe to hold in-person workshops, and though we always relish an opportunity to gather, the upside to virtual workshops is the opportunity for their content to reach a wider audience after the fact.
Thanks to the organizers of the 2020 California Avalanche Workshop, who granted permission for the contents of the talks to be reposted on dTAR.
Nick Meyers of the Mount Shasta Avalanche Center discusses the outlook for the 2020/21 season.
Eastern Sierra Avalanche Center Forecasters Josh Feinberg and Chris Engelhardt discuss the upcoming season with Gabe Taylor.
Oregon State University Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering David Hill discusses Community Snow Observations.
Sierra Avalanche Center Forecaster Andy Anderson discusses presentations from the Virtual Snow Science Workshop.
A conversation with pro snowmobiler and Sierra Avalanche Center Motorized Avalanche Instructor Duncan Lee.
Stories in the Snow citizen scientist and educator Meghan Collins discusses the Stories in the Snow Program.
Checking in with Ben Hatchett, Ph.D. about the massive 2019 Valentines Day avalanche on Mt. Shasta.
Discussion with Nickolay Dodov Foundation avalanche educator Michael McCarthy.
Tahoe based guide Todd Offenbacher revisits his own avalanche on Tallac and looks ahead at the upcoming season.