Snow Study Devices

Brands

Backcountry Access
Brooks-Range
Life-Link
Swix
Pieps

Price

less than $25
$25 - $49.99
$50 - $99.99
$100 and above

Recent Snow Study Device Reviews

Brooks-Range Pocket Snow Density Gauge 100

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Avalanches happen when there is strong snow over weak snow. Knowing the properties of layers within the snowpack is critical to evaluating hazard. However, knowing the exact density is admittedly a little nerdy. But there are cases when this is required - or at least helpful. To know the exact density of snow, a density gauge is required. Guides and avalanche forecasters must be able to record snow densities. But as a guide, my pack is heavy enough as is. I don't like carrying around a snow science… Full review