avalanche safety Archives

Scary Conditions

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It has been a busy week for avalanche accidents in BC. Undoubtedly this brings out the armchair commentary that people shouldn’t be backcountry skiing or that they should be held financially or legally responsible in some way for the accident. These accidents help to reinforce that anything can happen to anyone in the mountains. Read More

Avalanche Air Bags : Moving towards a standard?

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We submit ourselves to some sort of risk on a daily basis. Some risks are low probability but high consequence, others are high risk but low consequence. We accept these risks as part of everyday life. Most of us wouldn’t think twice about the built-in safety systems around us such as the airbags or seatbelts in our cars. Read More