“Avalanches kill more people on national forests than any other natural hazard. The best way to stay safe is to know the conditions, get the training, carry rescue gear, and stay out of harm’s way.”-NAC
Avalanches have many different personalities and it’s important you are familiar with them all. Watch this short video from The National Avalanche Center and acquaint yourself with some of the conditions and terrain that create the wide variety of slides that we find in the field. Stay safe out there and KBYG.