ESPN

The year in action sports, 2012

Grid
6 of 22
Previous
Next

Avalanche awareness

Photograph By Grant Gunderson

In the winter of 2012, 34 people died in avalanches in the U.S. and many more in other countries, including 11 in Nepal. As a result, avalanche awareness became more widespread, more people signed up for safety courses and sales of safety gear spiked.