Saturday, January 21, 2006

Avalanche Info

Aybody who travels mountainous back country in winter faces the risk of avalanches.

Unfortunately, a relatively high percentage of outdoor enthusiasts has little or no education on how to...
  • recognize avalanche danger,
  • assess the risk involved,
  • know safety equipment available,
  • behave in case of an avalanche incident.
A excellent starting point to educate yourself on the topic of avalanche safety is the Web site of the Cyberspace Snow and Avalanche Centre
You'll find valuable information like:
  • Avalanche discussion forums
  • Avalanche News
  • Avalanche Conditions
  • Avalanche Incidents
  • Avalanche Education
  • Avalanche Professionals
Click here for more information on Avalanche Safety.