The absolute best snow safety gear that you can buy is education. For starters, taking an AIARE (American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education) recreation course, or an AST (Avalanche Skills Training) course in Canada, will help you make better decisions traveling in avalanche terrain. After that, if you haveContinue Reading

At approximately 11 a.m. on January 7, the Shoshone County Sheriff’s office received a report of up to three separate inbounds avalanche incidents at Silver Mountain, Idaho. Emergency responders were able to rescue five skiers, and two skiers were killed in the slides, as reported by the Shoshone Sheriff’s Department.Continue Reading