The California Backcountry Report is a weekly podcast run throughout the wintertime that tracks weather, snowpack, avalanche activity, and the backcountry community.
At Least It's Snowing
The gents talk small amounts of precip and fret over what could amount to a lack luster year in total snow fall for the Sierra. Then, they dive into a fatal avalanche review. Small avalanches have big consequences.
A Likely Chance of Uncertainty
The Fellas review the weather and a deadly avalanche in Montana.
The lads sit down with Gunnery Sergeant Travis Romenesko and Staff Sergeant Jessie Perkins of the Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center to talk warfare in the mountains.
Look at these quitters! They'll be back to jawing next week. Go have some fun in the sun.
It's Damn Hot
Winter is Summer and 2 + 2 = 5
High Pressure Forever ... Again
More higher. More pressure.JB and Matt decide to take up trail running. The Utah backcountry community suffers a hard loss and the Reno area gets set to break a record.
I always tune in for the scoop, but I’m really just in it for the intros!
So thankful for this resource
This podcast is a critical tool (along with many other tools, none stand alone!) for maintaining your snow safety skills and knowledge - I can’t say enough how important repetition is for learning something and this podcast gives me another opportunity to practice critical thinking about our current snowpack and choices we make in the backcountry. It’s 100% awesome for helping me practice more awareness, knowledge, and accountability for my decisions out there, and I’m so grateful for that!
Why be a jerk?
Just unsubscribed from season three because the hosts have gone out of their way to use the old name for Palisades and encouraged anyone who didn’t like it to unsubscribe. Why go out of your way to be a jerk and use the name that is cruel to native women, that those communities have asked us to stop using? “It’s always been that way” seems weak.