Addressing Human Factors in Avalanche Accidents

February 10, 2016

This post originally appeared on the University of Utah’s U-EXPLORE blog. Win an alpine touring rental package from Outdoor Adventures—register here. “The truth is,” started U-EXPLORE instructor Josh Beckner, “that what goes on in a snowpack is relatively straightforward compared to the decision to ski or not ski a slope.” Avalanches occur due to a…
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Utah’s Backcountry Skiing and Riding Opportunities

January 20, 2016

After a few dismal years for Utah’s snowpack we’ve finally kicked into high gear for skiing and riding in 2016. Consistent storms over the past month have translated to some of the best conditions we’ve seen at both Utah’s world class resorts as well as Utah’s endless backcountry. With easy access to excellent backcountry locations…
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