[pct-l] Facebook discussion on ice axes, snow safety, and snow drifts

Ned Tibbits ned at mountaineducation.org
Thu Nov 20 23:22:29 CST 2014

There is a great thread complete with lots of pictures about Snow Safety and Ice Axe use on Facebook’s “PCT class of 2015” in case anyone is interested!


There is another good one about how to deal with snow drifted across the trail on the same FB page:

There is a You Tube short video about how to ascend and descend safely on these snow drifts (this one shot up at Harts Pass this June):

Ned Tibbits, Director
Mountain Education, Inc.
ned at mountaineducation.org 

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