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A small number of these avalanche transceiver models may experience a crucial electrical malfunction.
There's a tight window between skiing bulletproof ice and hot slush, and nailing it requires being borderline obsessive about it.
Learn how to read between the lines of your local avy report with these tips from a backcountry ski guide.
You can't bring everything with you when you're earning your turns, so dial in your kit wisely with these touring essentials.
As backcountry trailheads like the one on Wyoming's Teton Pass outside of Jackson Hole get more crowded, responsible recreation practices are more important than ever.
New digital snow evaluation gadgets keep popping up, but the technology isn't foolproof—yet.
Most skiers decide on their route first, then check the avy conditions. Here's why that's backwards.
A professional mountain guide and AIARE instructor shares the gear that should be on your pack list for a day in the backcountry.
The goals are fewer fatalities among snow science professionals and more options for recreational skiers.
Never before has a first-time competing team finished this military mountaineering race, until now.
Heavy snowfall and extreme wind events in Chile have created hazardous conditions in many backcountry zones in South America. By Leslie Hittmeier
Skiing Winter Lab Bro-tologist Ryan Dionne talks about the Black Diamond JetForce avalanche airbag system, which inflates via a rechargeable battery and a fan.
A broken ski pole in the backcountry can be devastating. But here's an easy fix.
Setting a bootpack is as simple as hiking up hill with skis on your back, but doing it efficiently can leave you some gas in the tank for another lap.
Because it's not cool to let your skins flap around like a wet Band-Aid.
Friends and family of a Colorado avalanche victim plan to create a fund for avy safety.
The International Avalanche Nest-Egg launches today in memory of Colorado avalanche victim.