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Old 08-21-2014, 10:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Snowolf View Post
I thought it might be usefull to create a thread dedicated to training and information regarding back country travel, safety, weather, first aid and avalanche training and awareness. Links to official websites, authors, schools and articles can be stored here as a "one stop shopping" resource for those looking for information.

To start, here is an excellent basic avalanche awareness brochure in PDF format published by the USFS and the Northwest Avalanche Center.

Educational Information

Snow Avalanche Brochure

Snow Cave construction

Avalanche Education and Certification

Enviro Tech International Survival Training

Dozen More Turns A ture story of a deadly avalanche

Weather and Avalanche Information

United States Organizations:

National Weather Service

National Avalanche Center

American Avalanche Association

US Avalanche Forecast Centers

Northwest Avalanche Center

Colorado Avalanche Center

Manti La Sal Avalanche Center

Chugach National Forest Alaska

Kachina Peaks Avalanche Center Arizona

Canadian Organizations:

Weather Canada

International Organizations:

European Avalanche Centers




Beacon Reviews

Personal Locator Beacons (PLB`s)


Back Country Guides


Chugach Powder Guides
It was great to learn from this information I can improve my skills in skiing. At first it was so hard learn but now i can balance well and do few techniques. Thank you
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Old 08-21-2014, 11:22 PM   #12 (permalink)
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It was great to learn from this information. I could use it for my safety in skiing and snowboarding so that i could be aware with avalanche.
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