This phrase might just save someone's life. Read on to find out how.
When assessing risks off-piste, an important factor to take into account is how severe the consequences are if you are taken by an avalanche, and consideration of the presence or absence of terrain traps is a key part of this.
How do you recognise avalanche-prone terrain? Read on to find out what features to look out for.
Where to find some great online educational courses on avalanche safety.
Want to know about the most common types of weak layer that cause avalanches? Read this blog to find out more.
You might have all of the equipment and know how to use it, but do you know about the psychological factors that can predispose to avalanche accidents? Learn more in this blog.
This blog describes the three main types of avalanche that you need to know about if you're travelling in avalanche terrain.
How to minimise your exposure to avalanche danger by following some simple safe travel protocols. Find out more here.
It's crucial to understand the role that slope steepness plays in avalanche risk. Read on to find out more about slope steepness and how to assess it.
In many avalanche accidents there are relatively easy to spot warning signs that are often ignored. This post describes the five most important.
Use your smartphone to give you basic information to assess avalanche risk with these free apps from Mammut, BCA and Ortovox.
A skier was seriously injured and another is recovering after they were buried by an avalanche in the French Alps.