QUESTION 01 OF 02 - AVALANCHE BASICS > WIND DIRECTION

DETERMINING THE WIND DIRECTION

"The wind is the architect of avalanches." To be safe while touring, you need to be able to interpret wind activity on the mountain correctly. There are numerous good indicators of wind activity during your tour; recognizing and reading them is crucial. Test your knowledge, and try to interpret the wind activity in the following pictures. Look carefully at the pictures, and then use the mouse to move the compass needle to the direction the wind is blowing in. Confirm your entry to find out if you answered correctly.
  • DETERMINING THE WIND DIRECTION
  • DETERMINING THE WIND DIRECTION
  • DETERMINING THE WIND DIRECTION
  • DETERMINING THE WIND DIRECTION
  • DETERMINING THE WIND DIRECTION
  • DETERMINING THE WIND DIRECTION