Backcountry skiing and riding can be both tempting and intimidating. The promise of untouched powder is alluring, but the threat of deadly avalanches is ever-present. How do you manage the risk? Renowned avalanche expert Bruce Tremper is here with tips on how to choose a safer route.
Find out where the snow is falling right from home. The Snow Stations (Daily) map gives you up-to-date, 24-hour reports on snow conditions in remote areas around the western US and British Columbia. Check out the map to get a look at real-time conditions on peaks and passes in your favorite backcountry zones.