It’s the morning of Day 5 and one group wants to venture down valley. You’re ready to explore some new terrain. Watch the video below to learn what your group is thinking.
Work through the pre-trip plan section of the tour plan. If you want to write down your answers, you can use this worksheet for notes.
Do any current conditions cause you concern?
What avalanche problems are present?
Is the route down valley appropriate for the current conditions? Would you call it open, on standby, or closed?
Do you have any concerns with the plan to venture into new terrain?