Avalanche Safety

Will Shepard
My Alpine Education, Part 3: Gearing Up.
Will Shepard
My Alpine Education, Part 1: Avalanche AwarenessEditor’s note: This is part one of a six-part series on learning about avalanches and how to keep yourself and your partners safe while ski-touring in the backcountry.  Read more >>
Will Shepard
My Alpine Education, Part 2: Choosing a Provider Read more >>
Josh Bergan
Take an avy-education course in one of the snowiest, wildest, and most beautiful spots around. Read more >>
Avalanche Education, Early-Season, Bozeman, Montana
Drew Pogge
Early-season avalanche safety. 
Saddle Peak, Bridger Mountains,
the editors
If you’re a backcountry traveler, every morning, all winter long, a life-saving tip arrives in your email inbox. You open it, review its contents, take note of its particulars, then delete it. Despite its import, it’s gone as instantly as it arrived. Read more >>
Avalanche Safety, Avalanche Rescue, Bozeman
David Tucker
Preparing for the slide.  
Bridger Mountains Avalanche, Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center
Marienthal, Alex
Snow, weather, and terrain.
Mount Blackmore, Bozeman backcountry
Berreth, Mark
Surviving a Blackmore slide.
winter, backcountry, Outside Bozeman, Montana
Drew Pogge
Avalanche airbags 101. 
Knoff, Eric
Ice climbing and avalanche safety in Bozeman's backyard playground. Read more >>
Jenny Sheets
Once those little white flakes start falling from the sky, dreams of powder turns and face-shots begin as you wait for the little blue light atop the Hotel Baxter to start flashing, announcing fresh snow at Bridger Bowl. Read more >>
Krueger, Ryan
Backcountry skiing is the best way to sample endless untracked powder—but when things get hairy, you can’t look to a ski patroller for help. People get hurt, break equipment, or get hypothermia, and without the right gear, the situation can escalate quickly. Read more >>
snowmobiling, winter, avalanche
Christine Rogel
Snowmobilers have unique avalanche risk factors built into their sport. Today’s high-powered sleds are capable of reaching new heights at greater speeds, and each year riders venture farther into remote terrain. Read more >>
Terry Cunningham
Avalanche safety is all about information and preparation. To maximize your chances of staying safe in avalanche country, we’ve compiled a list of avalanche “do’s and don’ts.”DO: Read more >>
Terry Cunningham
The Dos Equis–hawking character dubbed “the Most Interesting Man in the World” has a rival in Bozeman resident Doug Chabot. The 48-year-old was arrested and jailed for a week by border guards in Tajikistan. Read more >>
Bradley Barrett
Super Bowl Sunday of 2011 was an unpredicted snow day, and I woke up to a ringing cell phone. It was a close friend looking for a ski partner. Before fully awakening, I’d left the house and was heading toward the northern Bridgers. Read more >>
Krueger, Ryan
The full moon arched above us in the cold night sky, brightening the surrounding hillsides. As we peered into the shelter, shadows danced through the windows and lively chatter leaked out into the frozen landscape beyond the fabric walls of the yurt.  Read more >>
England, Mike
Speed Pro 240 TECH Avalanche Probe–G3
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