Mental Keys
Humility
Leave the ego at the trail head.
Just Say No
The mountains are guilty until proven innocent. Celebrate backing down.
Ride For Tomorrow
Pick your spots to hit 5th gear. The season is a marathon not a sprint.
Patience
The more critical the line the smaller the window it is safe to ride.
Present Moment
Give the mountains the respect and attention they deserve.

Backcountry Checklist

Safety
- Evaluate your group
- Check avy report
- Aspects to avoid
- Rescue plan
- Red flags ?
Gear
- Boards
- Boots
- AVY Gear
- AVY Beacon
- Poles
- Skins
- Gloves
- Goggles