Strength in Knowledge

Growing the community of responsible riders is always at the forefront of our mind. By working with the organizations who provide avalanche reports and education to snowmobilers, we can help ensure riders always know where they can safely enjoy the snow and, most importantly, return home to do it all again the next day.

Avalanche Safety Training

INTRO / DEFINITIONS

Learn some of the basic terminology and see examples.

TRANSCEIVER DEMONSTRATION

Learn how to practice searching before the snow flies.

AVALANCHE GEAR

Review of the safety and avalanche gear all backcountry riders should carry

SNOW PITS & STABILITY TESTS

Learn different snow stability test techniques.

PERSISTENT WEAK LAYERS

Learn about the avalanche problem that is responsible for the most fatalities.

ROUTE FINDING

Learn to find the safest route in avalanche terrain.

RIDING NEW TERRAIN

Learn plotting safe routes and identifying potential areas of concern.

RIDING IN THE BACKCOUNTRY

Learn how to read the terrain cues and understand recent weather.

MAINTAINING YOUR TRANSCEIVER

Learn the basics of maintaining your transceiver and how they work to pick up signals in a rescue scenario.

ORGANIZING RESCUE

Learn the steps in coordinating an effective avalanche rescue.

AVALANCHE AIRBAGS

How they work and how to be more effective deploying.

TERRAIN EVALUATION

Understand what to look for when you're evaluating potential riding areas.

AVALANCHE MYTHS

Learn about common mistakes on the snow, so you understand how to help keep you and your crew safe.

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