Before heading into the backcountry, be sure that all members of your group are educated and prepared.
Safety saves lives.
Avalanche Safety Checklist
9. Eye protection – Sunglasses & goggles
10. Warm hat
Avalanche Safety Tutorial
Check out this great tutorial on avalanche safety from Avalanche.org
Avalanche Safety Products
You can purchase avalanche safety equipment through some of the following retailers:
Check out the American Avalanche Institute to learn more about avalanche awareness, educational opportunities and tips for safety in the backcountry.
The American Avalanche Association (AAA) is comprised of a collective group of dedicated professionals engaged in the study, forecasting, control and mitigation of snow avalanches. Association membership includes qualified researchers, professional avalanche forecasters, educators, guides, snow safety officers, snow rangers and qualified ski patrollers, technicians and specialists.
The Bridger Teton Avalanche Center is a great resource for up to date avalanche advisories in Western Wyoming and the greater Teton area.