Clue 1


That's not just random snow on the jacket.




Clue 2


It's a message, but where's the key?




Solution


Different letters in the poem have different patterns of snow on them. Those patterns are repeated on the jacket. Matching letters, the jacket spells: Todd Hill




Clue 3


Look closely at the rest of the card.




Clue 4


The Dylan Thomas poem segment may help.




Clue 5


Pay closest attention to the snow that falls on the letters.





Clue 1


These snowflake patterns appear on both sides of the card.




Clue 2


How many symbols appear on the front?




Solution


The snowflakes on teh front are your alphabet. Using that alphabet, you can decode the back to get the plaintext: "I am an expert in pain and I torture the truth out of folk."




Clue 3


26... like an alphabet.





Clue 1


This is a spin on a classic.




Clue 2


Speaking of spin, notice the "rotation" reference in the message between the two ciphers.




Solution


Each "mountain" is made of up of steadily increasing rotation ciphers, starting with rotation-1 at the base and increasing by 2 with each line. The decoded plaintext reads: "I work all around the world but am largely based out of Paris and our HQ. I also recently made the acquaintance of your friend JC."




Clue 3


Find your rotation 1 and climb from there.





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