I’ve made some serious mistakes in avalanche terrain, and I knew damn well they were bad ideas at the time I made them. Thankfully, nobody was hurt—but they could have been.
In an effort to help foster an environment of open, honest communication, I am sharing the following mistakes that I’ve made.Read More
SAR Managers frequently dispatch a small initial strike-team to respond rapidly via helicopter, which resolves most responses within a short period of time. This rapid-deployment unit will include an avalanche technician, a medical responder, and an avalanche search dog team or other expertise.Read More
Moving safely through challenging and complex backcountry terrain requires solid skills, an open mind and an ability to question old habits. To help sledders acquire these skills, Avalanche Canada has developed a new course called Managing Avalanche Terrain, or MAT.Read More
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