Watch: Avalanche Awareness – Planning & Preparation


A new video series from EpicTV focuses on avalanche awareness. First up: Planning and preparation

Avalanches are often unexpected, but they’re a part of winter sports in the mountains. The EpicTV Avalanche Awareness series aims to explain how to prepare your gear and yourself before heading into the mountains for your backcountry adventure. This is a guide meant to help reduce the risks to yourself and your friends while skiing and snowboarding in the mountains. Graham Bell and mountain expert Peter Bilous offer useful information to make your ski or snowboard experience safer. Watch the series, get informed, then get training and practicing.

For more information, read our article on understanding avalanche bulletins.