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Avalanche Safety

Understand avalanches and travel safely through them.

Forest Service National Avalanche Center
Avalanche Awareness Website

A great introduction to understanding avalanches and traveling safely through avalanche terrain. Contains lots of great videos.

American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education
AIARE multi-day avalanche courses form a unified training program, Level 1 through Level 3, that focus on decision-making and risk management in avalanche terrain. A 1-2 hour Avalanche Awareness course is also available. Courses are taught by "course providers" throughout the country. Be aware that not all the courses offered by the providers are at the AIARE standard. for a list of providers

Avalanche Danger Scale

California Avalanche and Weather
Contains links to other centers

Sierra Avalanche Center Advisory
Tahoe National Forest

Mt. Shasta Avalanche Center Advisory

Eastern Avalanche Center
Includes links for many areas and other information

Worldwide Avalanche Bulletins

Avalanche Safety Resource Guide

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