Avalanches

An avalanche is a mass of snow moving down a slope. In the US, avalanches kill 25-30 people and injure many more each winter.

 

Some days are dangerous and some days are not … learning about avalanches will help you decide when, where, and how to visit the backcountry.

Keep Learning

Avalanche education is a life-long process. Use the resources below to get started.