Tag Archive: snow science

Dec 07 2014

Low budget, lightweight ‘clinometer

Hold it vertically, and eyeball it.

  Knowing the angle of the slope you’re on is important for bragging rights and avoiding avalanches. There are plenty of options available for measuring slope angle, with price usually providing an indication of accuracy. There is a new slope angle estimator heading to market that is a simple sticker that you apply to your …

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