Adam Herman, 24, and Conor Lodge, 22, were caught in an avalanche in Tuckerman Ravine on New Hampshire’s Mt. Washington on December 28, 2013.
Investigate the triggers of a recent Wasatch slide by studying a snow pit with the Utah Avalanche Center.
Early season avalanche fatalities and incidents expose the need for education, and a targeted Web site fills the gap.
In October 2014, a severe blizzard struck Nepal's Annapurna Circuit during peak trekking season. Hundreds of hikers were stranded and dozens died in one of the world's worst hiking disasters. An eyewitness shares his tale.
Hidden layers are the key to stableor slide-readyslopes.
All conditions affect avy potential. Check forecasts and assess risk.
Travel safely through snowscapes with this lifesaving locator.
Senior Editor Shannon Davis gives you an inside look at avalanche training
Cross the steeps safely and avoid avalanches with these guide-approved tips.
Hike safely in avalanche terrain