B.A.S.I.C.S. of Avalanche Awareness
Jeremy Jones reminds us to brush up on our backcountry safety knowledge
The snow is starting to stack up throughout the Pacific Northwest and Canada as back-to-back storms the past week dumped nearly four feet on Mt. Baker, Whistler and Revelstoke. But ecstatic shredders charging to the hills, eager to break in that new season pass, splitboard or snowmobile should use caution. Avalanche danger has skyrocketed right alongside the growing snowpacks. Current avalanche forecasts in Canada and the Cascades all read the same: High.
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