A science article on the blogsite Daily Kos describes "avalanche season" on Mars, the time in the planet's spring when it's polar icecaps melt and evaporate, leaving behind dust and rocks which fall in spectacular avalanches. The article has a number of images taken by NASA orbiters showing avalanches taking place.
Game and Story Use
- A fun hazard for adventurers exploring Mars in a space opera campaign
- Or in a more realistic SF campaign for that matter.