A harrowing backcountry rescue at 11,000 feet exposes the precarious situation first responders are in thanks to the coronavirus pandemic
Yes, getting outside is good for anxiety, but you should think twice about crowding backcountry trailheads and risking getting hurt
We included this insulated bottle in our 2019 Winter Buyer’s Guide. Whether you’re hunkered down waiting for a rescue snowplow or returning from a hot summer day trip, the ChuteMag’s double-wall insulation will ensure your water doesn’t freeze or get too warm.
This beacon has all the functionality you need in an actual avalanche without the fancy features that could get in the way. The Tracker S’s usability won it a spot in our 2020 Winter Buyer’s Guide roundup of the best snow safety gear. It includes three antennas, a 164-foot…
Three skiers died at Silver Mountain, Idaho, on January 7. In the wake of yet another ski-area avalanche tragedy, it's time to awaken our mountain sense.
Necessities for traveling out of bounds
Your deductible toward security in the mountains
The entire chair fell from one gust of wind, which makes us feel totally safe and not at all concerned
Education is the best investment you can make while learning to backcountry ski
Two men died in one of the worst inbounds avalanches in decades. What happens now?
Study finds that high-elevation areas in the Himalaya are seeing wetter, more frequent slides
The first new collection of avalanche stories in decades seeks to help us better understand risk and consequence
While in the backcountry, there's an array of different variables to be on the lookout for. This animated video from SINTR Visuals specifically examines two of those, snow faceting and sintering.