COVER: Avalanche awareness, education necessary for safe winter activities
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COVER: Avalanche awareness, education necessary for safe winter activities

FRONT RANGE Colorado leads the U.S. in avalanche fatalities. Most deadly avalanches are started by the people involved. Travel in avalanche terrain—which is almost inevitable if you take part in Colorado’s abundant winter snow activities—can be dangerous. To reduce your risk of having an accident you need to be able to assess and manage your … Continue reading

Mountain Mix

February 2015 Mountain Mix – The Best of All the Rest

February 6 Companion Rescue Workshop Join Colorado Avalanche Information Center patrollers from A-Basin and patrollers from neighboring ski areas, Feb. 6, for a day of classroom instruction and hands-on outdoor scenarios on how to make solo and group avalanche rescues. The workshop is limited to 50 participants with backcountry experience and includes an introduction to … Continue reading