Kirsten's Articles

Keep to the Code

Violate the code, accept the consequences. Sled circles are tight and the reputation of a chatterbox can spread like wildfire.

Mistakes I’ve Made in Avalanche Terrain

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…

Sledder Slang 101 – Part II: Riders and Techniques

To the inexperienced ear, sledder slang may sound like pure gibberish. But knowing these words and phrases is important. Use a term the wrong way and you can easily be identified as…