WHAT IS AN AVALANCHE?

By |February 25th, 2021|Adventure, Bolivia, Mountain, Nature, Travel, Trekking Peaks|

An avalanche is a mass of snow that slides rapidly down an inclined slope, such as a mountainside or the roof of a building. Avalanches are triggered by either natural forces (e.g. precipitation, wind drifting snow, rapid temperature changes) or human activity. In mountainous terrain, they are among the most serious hazards to human life [...]