Dave Mac wrote:
admin wrote:Dave, I suspect David means 100 metres by 50 metres x50cm - or 2500 cubic metres.
Dave Mac wrote:Given a very low coefficient of friction exiting in a hoar layer, and taking into account the force from a snowboarder would not be a static, but a dynamic force, then you might expect avalanche conditions.
But that's a fairly neat description of most avalanches. Hoar layers having about the lowest coefficient of friction but other weak layers having relatively COF's.
Hoar layers of course being formed during cold weather rather then cold weather "stiffening up" the snow as some J2Skiers think.