CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE NEWEST VERSION (Version
9 build 23).
Note: You MUST have Version 8 or higher to access the SnowPilot database!
WHAT IS SNOWPILOT?
is a FREE software program that allows you to collect snow pit and avalanche
occurrence data onto your computer (PC or Mac) This data is then uploaded
to a database on the web where others can view it and researchers can grab the
raw data. SNOWPILOT IS FOR YOUR DESKTOP/LAPTOP COMPUTER. It
consists of two main parts:
From your personal computer
you can enter in all pit data,
as well as edit, print, and
save your snow pit as a JPEG.
At your convenience you can
upload all your data to a
central database. From here
you can search, view and print
any uploaded pit (yours, as
well as others) from your
desktop. You can do an
advanced search based on
state, mountain range, pit
site, aspects or date.
NEWEST VERSION RELEASED June 2012 (Version 9
Significant changes to the program include:
Implemented a request from Ski Areas and Snow
Safety folks ability to upload your pits to the
database while keeping them hidden from public
All the International Snow Symbols, now with text.
SWAG and OGRS compatible format.
Save pits as CAAML
A Search for Pits function allows you to
easily look for pits in the database. With over
5,400 pits archived, you can search for a specific
state, mountain range, date or aspect.
ability to write long and detailed notes about a
The addition of the Propagation Saw Test (PST).
Highlighting your layer of most concern in the snowpit.
The SnowPilot project was made possible
through the dedication of the following individuals and groups: