Backcountry safety
Avalanche awareness and basic first-aid are critical skills for the backcountry rider. Start or refresh your avy and emergency rescue education here and take a course to solidify your knowledge.

Avalanche rescue

Anyone who ventures out into the backcountry should have basic training in both avalanche beacon rescue and rescue shoveling. Learn the basics of avalanche rescue here and take an avalanche course to solidify your knowledge.

Five red flags

Five red flags

Learn these observation techniques to help you make terrain decisions on tour and reinforce what you read in your local avalanche forecast.
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Mental keys

Mental keys

Learn Jeremy Jones’ "Mental Keys" checklist that he uses to make sure his head is in the right place before he travels into the backcountry.
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Safety links

Safety links

Use these links to find your local avalanche center and get connected to quickly access your local avalanche forecast.
Learn more

Five red flags

Learn these observations techniques to help you make terrain decisions on tour and reinforce what you read in your local avalanche forecast.

Mental keys

Learn Jeremy Jones' "mental keys" checklist that he uses to make sure his head is in the right place before he travels into the backcountry.

Safety links

Use these links to find your local avalanche center and get connected to quickly access your local avalanche forecast.

Ride for tomorrow

Pick your spots to hit 5th gear.
The season is a marathon not a sprint.