Avalanche Safety

During the winter months, mountainous areas provide breathtaking scenery and an excellent opportunity to enjoy recreational activities.  Although wintertime in the mountains can be beautiful and exhilarating, it can also be extremely dangerous.  Those who live and travel through mountainous regions have always reckoned with the deadly force of avalanches.  Each year, there are over 150 fatalities directly attributed to avalanches; this number has drastically increased since the 1950s due to the Read more […]