Tag: Training

Managing Avalanche Terrain

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…

Commit to Killin’ It – Sled Season Preparation

Life is busy—no matter your situation—and it can be hard to make time. But once you commit to training your body and mind, the quality of your ride experience will become exponentially…

High Avalanche Hazard and the Fine Art of a Courageous Retreat

You’ve been planning this trip for weeks. The sleds are loaded, and hotels booked. One problem: High Avalanche Hazard. Here's what to do.

Lone Snowmobiler Lives After Buried by Avalanche near Terrace, BC

The sledder, who was reportedly travelling alone with his transceiver off, was buried 2m beneath the avalanche debris. Two nearby snowmobilers had heard the engine sound of a distant snowmobile stop and happened…

So, You’ve Been Meaning to Take an Avalanche Course…

If you ride in the mountains—or plan to—but haven't taken an avalanche course, don't be ashamed. It's not too late for you. Avalanche Canada can help you do the right thing for…

Cdub’s Off-Season Training Regimen

  Wanna rip the face off a honey badger the next time you go sledding? Stupid question. Of course you do. Having the strength to be able to put your machine where…

Hangfire Avalanche Training

Hey guys, just a heads up that Ryan from Hangfire is traveling through Southern Alberta and Saskatchewan for the next 10 days doing class room training seminars.  Stop by your nearest dealership…

Photo Comp Winner

Our "Focus On Safety" photo comp has a winner!.....

Avalanche Awareness Days

It's that time of year again!  Avalanche Awareness week is upon us, and we'll be out at Quartz Creek, Golden British Columbia SATURDAY...