Backcountry Basics They Didn’t Teach You in Avy 1

The backcountry is calling, and you must go—but not without the necessary education and knowledge. Dive into this backcountry skiing course exclusively for Outside+ members to learn how to navigate the backcountry like a seasoned veteran with tips and tricks from legendary big mountain skier and mountain guide Mike Hattrup. You'll learn how to read avalanche reports, how to assess backcountry terrain, how to plan the safest touring route, and what to do if things go south. This course draws on Hattrup's decades' worth of backcountry skiing and guiding experience to impart invaluable backcountry know-how you'd otherwise spend the next couple of seasons figuring out yourself—the hard way.