MWAC News

Close call: Fall into deep waterfall hole

As winter turns rapidly to spring, a number of hazards become…

Missing Person on Mount Washington

USFS Snow Rangers are helping the New Hampshire Fish and…

Long sliding fall in Huntington Ravine

On Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 4:45 p.m. U.S. Forest Service…

NHPR at Hermit Lake

We had the privilege of spending the day with Sean Hurley from…

Avalanche Watch and Warning criteria

You've likely noticed, and many have asked us, what's an avalanche warning all about? The purpose of an avalanche warning is to save lives by alerting the public when avalanches are certain or very likely in many areas and when unusually dangerous avalanche conditions exist. Those of you who read our advisory regularly probably don't need to see an avalanche warning to know when unusually dangerous avalanche conditions are developing.