For those out in the backcountry in winter or engaging in ‘out-of-bounds’ activities, your greatest enemy can be an avalanche. And knowing how to survive is one of the biggest favors you can do for yourself. An avalanche is a sudden and massive flow of snow down a slope, triggered by either a natural or unnatural event (external stress). Avalanches are certain to occur when mountains have a standing snowpack and are… Read More