Ron Simenhois

Know the Snow: Spring time

Back when I was growing up in Israel, the arrival of spring was marked by blooming flowers, warm temperatures and long sunny days. This is... Read more

Know the Snow: Managing risk

Back when I was a young lad, trying to work his way into the avalanche world, I used to test the stability of small, freshly-deposited... Read more

Know the Snow: Pushing the envelope

Two weekends ago, my wife and I were skiing with the kids at Eaglecrest Ski Area. One windy trip up Ptarmigan redefined the weather limit... Read more

Know the Snow: Sometimes, less is more

Back in my early avalanche days, I used to collect every piece of information I could find before I made a decision to ski or... Read more

Know the Snow: Different tools for different avalanches

Over the last few years, avalanche folks have tried to identify the avalanche problem they are likely to face as part of their forecasting process... Read more

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