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Au Secours! In Chamonix

Au Secours! In Chamonix

Chamonix is ground zero for steep skiing, and consequentially, it is one of the busiest places for search and rescue teams in the world.

The Spring Snowpack

The Spring Snowpack

Backcountry Essentials: Isothermal snowpacks, cornices, and glide avalanches

Be Aware of Depth Hoar

Be Aware of Depth Hoar

The large grains of sugary snow are still an avalanche hazard in springtime snowpack, especially this year

Wet Slides

Wet Slides

Backcountry Essentials: The spring giant

Know the Snow

Know the Snow

Deadline extended for contest that asks skiers to film and share their Backcountry Awareness

Record Avalanche on East Coast

Record Avalanche on East Coast

Slide on New Hampshire's Mount Washington propagates 650 feet across with 20 people on slope, but no one was caught