Our backyards are often overlooked for farther and more exotic adventures. From his house in Squamish, BC Arc'teryx athlete Justin Lamoureux sees 30 different mountains. Rising from sea level to 9,000' these mountains are rarely visited during the winter. Follow along as he tries to ride them all in a single winter.
Episode 3 "Tribulations" - Halfway through his 30 mountain goal and with the pressure of spring's approach, Arc'teryx Athlete Justin Lamoureux must be persistent with mounting setbacks, take the good with the bad and remember that the mountains always hold the upper hand.
A brief how-to for common snowpack tests to locate and assess instabilities within the snowpack, presented by Mike Conlan. Start times of tests in this video are as follows:
1:32 Compression Test 5:06 Deep Tap Test 7:28 Extended Column Test 10:54 Rutschblock Test 14:48 Propagation Saw Test 18:48 Shovel Shear Test 20:49 Hand Shear Test 22:11 Concluding remarks on initiation, propagation, and limitations.