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Avalanche Education

Backcountry Essentials: Wind Loading

Analyzing wind direction, speed, and duration

published: January 22, 2014

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Avalanche Education

Backcountry Essentials: Be A Forecaster

Find a system to collect as much information about the snowpack as possible and make it a daily ritual

published: January 14, 2014

A photo of the East Vail Chutes after the avalanche occurred there on Tuesday. PHOTO: Colorado Avalanche Information Center

Avalanche Education

East Vail Chutes Avalanche Kills One, Injures Three

Snow conditions were rated Considerable for avalanche danger

published: January 8, 2014

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Avalanche Education

Backcountry Essentials: Pick A Partner

...And plan your pick

published: January 7, 2014

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Avalanche Education

Backcountry Essentials: Control What You Can

Making decisions about the terrain you ski in the backcountry

published: December 31, 2013

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Avalanche Education

The Power of the Weather Briefing

The early morning words that set the tone to a ski patroller's snow safety day

published: December 30, 2013

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Avalanche Education

The Girls’ Club

Spreading avalanche awareness with the S.A.F.E-A.S. workshop

published: December 26, 2013

The mountains will always be unpredictable. Photo: Sean Zimmerman-Wall

Avalanche Education

Inbounds slide at Alta

Three partially buried, no injuries reported

published: December 24, 2013

You don't exactly want to pack light for backcountry trips. PHOTO: Sean Zimmerman-Wall

Avalanche Education

Backcountry Essentials: What to Pack

Check this list the next time you pack up

published: December 17, 2013

POWDER Editor John Stifter and the author, Snowbird patroller Sean Zimmerman-Wall, cutting columns at an avalanche clinic last year. PHOTO: Mike Rogge

Avalanche Education

Backcountry Essentials: The Winter Cometh

Start planning and study up with this list of recommended reading and resources

published: December 3, 2013

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