The Mountain Institute
Snow science kit
This is intended to be used as a reference and recommendation for various items. Most all-in-one kits have a bunch of cheap stuff them.
Snow crystal card
Magnifiers & Loupes
There are a lot of books provided by courses. These are great for initial instruction and learning. Most will convert over to a simple rite in the rain notebook to write things how they want.
White rulers match the white snow you are working in…just saying
- Orange WIHA 2m Folding Ruler
- white rulers get lost in the snow!
Metal cords will wreck your avalanche probe
Most pre-made cords are expensive
10ft of 2mm or 3mm cord from a local gear shop or online will save you money.
Get a bright color so you don’t lose it in your snowpit!