Avalanche Safety | Mountain Sledder Magazine
This sledder is completely buried on a deep and sunny day at Blue Lake near Sicamous, BC. Thanks to his partners for their quick response! Watch the last few seconds to see where his sled ends up.
Jon Jean takes a break from getting rad to show us some of the features of the Highmark by Snowpulse Pro avalanche airbag, cut together with a few clips of some super fun looking deep pow freeriding! – MS
On a clear bluebird day, nothing beats the expanse of the icefields. You can pick a line a mile away to a major feature on the Ice Cap, and the sheer immensity of it all makes you really appreciate how small you are out there.
How quickly things can change. These guys were having fun in a fairly small area when the slopes on a creek bed release and bury one of their riders. A serious incident was avoided because of aware partners digging out the victim.
Winter is just around the corner. Getting trained up on avalanche skills is a MUST. Our buddies at Hangfire Training have a selection of courses available all over Alberta and Saskatchewan this fall. This is the classroom component of the AST 1 course. The field days are to be completed …
Attention coastal sledders, She Shreds and Slipstream are hosting a Wilderness First Aid course, starting on Sept 19 in Pemberton BC. This is a 90 hr course is OFA equivalent and it’s the kind of course that many people need for their jobs such as: guides, machine operators, construction workers …