East of the Continental Divide
Prevent frostbite by keeping your extremities and face well protected. Watch for the first warning signs of frostbite--a tingling, then numbing feeling.
Avoid hiking in deep snow which is quickly fatiguing and creates hazardous holes for skiers and snowshoers who follow. When conditions are icy, use instep crampons or ski poles for extra safety.
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Did You Know?
Temperature causes tree line. Trees need an average growing temperature of about 50 degrees fahrenheit.