December 14th, 2009

“Focus On Safety” Comp

Want to win a free AST1 Avalanche Safety course with Hangfire Training? Winter’s HERE and wants to continue to promote safety in the backcountry! We want to see your best avalanche safety related image, whether it’s a friend doing beacon practice in some cool location, a scenic terrain shot relating to avalanches or something creative, whatever you want as long as it’s somehow related to safety in the backcountry!

We’re offering a sweet prize pack for our winner: HUGE thanks to our sponsors at Hangfire Training who once again have stepped it up and have thrown in a free Avalanche Skills Training level 1 course in Golden, BC. What better way to learn than out looking at the big terrain you want to be riding in.

All you have to do is be a registered user to submit your photo(s). Our judges panel includes Ryan Johannesen – (Hangfire Training, BMCP films and, Aaron Bernasconi (the face of and partner in Hangfire Training), and photographer Dave Best (Best Impressions Photography).

So submit your best image to us HERE. All images must be in jpeg format at 72 dpi (web resolution), and must be 1000 pixels wide.

The competition will close on January 20, 2010 and the winning shots will be announced on January 31, 2010. Don’t wait until January to submit your images.

Grab your camera, grab a buddy and get shooting…. and remember – you don’t have to get too creative – we don’t want to see any shots setup like this one here!


Image submissions can only be from registered users. SO if you don’t have an account – sign up now! Each user can submit a maximum of three images for this competition. Images submitted without being resized to the specification above will not be considered. Judges decision is final. There is no cash alternative. take no responsibility for people trying to setup shots for the camera that are not safe – play it cooool people – this ain’t a comp for the craziest stunt – it’s for a stunning shot capturing why safety is so important.