the safe zone

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.

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

Who Goes First?

Who Goes First?

Backcountry Essentials: Politeness, entitlement, sandbagging, and fear