snow safety


The latest tech and best airbags for 2020

How to nail a transceiver search

Essential reading if you're skiing away from the pistes this winter

A day in the life of Snow Safety Director Frank Coffey

2:30am starts. Explosives. It's all in a day's work...

How to dig for a companion

You’ve used you shovel and transceiver to find your casualty. Time

How to search for a companion after an avalanche

Essential knowledge for when the worst happens: Here’s how you can

5 of the best Avalanche Packs

Spend a lot of time skiing off-piste? Then a good avalanche

Watch: Avalanche Awareness – Snowpack Observations And Warning Signs

In this new video series from EpicTV, Graham Bell and Peter

9 pieces of essential avalanche safety gear

Hunting out freshies is one of life’s joys, but preparation and the

Under the skin: How to read the snow

Want to know why those deep crystals and weak layers are

5 of the best avalanche awareness courses

Venturing off into the unknown this winter? Make sure you know

Will the Ava-Tech make you safer?

Martin Chester looks at the implications of the newest piece of

Backcountry courses for all!

Need a hand to steer you away from the groomers? Here

Utah Avalanche Center: An Intro

“The problem with avalanche dragons is that they are not mysterious

Six of the best airbags

With new innovations every season, airbags are getting more reliable, and

The Swiss Cheese Model: Decision making in the backcountry

When duff call follows duff call, serious trouble could be round