A new high-tech probe from MIT gathers more data, more efficiently. But it cannot replace the tried and true snow pit.
The Human Factor, a multimedia investigation into the decisions skiers make that lure them into avalanche terrain
Backcountry Essentials: Isothermal snowpacks, cornices, and glide avalanches
Deadline extended for contest that asks skiers to film and share their Backcountry Awareness
Slide on New Hampshire's Mount Washington propagates 650 feet across with 20 people on slope, but no one was caught
Recognizing the dangers of mental shortcuts
Microsite on Powder.com dedicated to avalanche education and backcountry resources. The Safe Zone Clinic is open to the public with 50 spots.
Join Backcountry.com athletes and snow professionals to enhance your snow safety education
Documentary goes in depth with avalanche-related
The Lure of Early Season Turns
Avalanche video perpetuates skiing’s snow-safety problem