Know the risks, the terrain, and the gear you need before your maiden voyage into the backcountry

Versatile lids that keep your noggin safe, inbounds and out

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…

The latest video from Sweetgrass Productions profiles the ski patrollers keeping the harrowing slopes of Alta, Utah, safe for the masses 

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. 

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort​​​​​​​ created this video to celebrate the women of its ski-patrol team

What to do if you've gotten yourself so stuck that you can't dig out with a shovel and traction aids

Skiers and others venturing into the backcountry often end up too far apart to help each other when an avalanche strikes

It all starts with having the right tools stashed in your vehicle

Wes Siler explains the basic skills you need to drive safely

Melting snow for drinking water isn't as easy as it sounds

State-of-the-art protection, minus that clamped-down feeling

The entire chair fell from one gust of wind, which makes us feel totally safe and not at all concerned

Although it’s minimal, this kit contains the most commonly needed first aid products, including gauze, scissors, band-aids, and ibuprofen.

Gear, classes, and other resource recommendations for those who want to get far, far out there in the winter

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