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The Avalanche Forecast

Avalanche Forecast quiz

You've completed the chapter on the avalanche forecast. Now let's see what you've learned.

Question 1


What are the factors that impact avalanche conditions in the alpine?

The following two questions are based on the North American Public Avalanche Danger Scale.

North American Avalanche Danger Scale

Question 2


Which danger rating is described by the following avalanche size and distribution: "Small avalanches in many areas; or large avalanches in specific areas; or very large avalanches in isolated areas"?

Question 3


What travel advice should you follow when the danger rating is moderate?

Question 4

A & C by Raven Eye Photography; B by Grant Helgeson; D by Simon Horton


Which image above indicates a wind slab problem is present?