Snow Safety Resources

General/Introductory Snow Safety Resources

Snowsafe -

Snowsafe is a great resource that provides guidance and information on all facets of snow activity including:

  • Advice for first timers
  • Driving in the snow
  • Clothing, food and pre-trip preparatoin
  • Equipment
  • Hyporthermia, emergencies and other health needs
  • Alpine Responsibility Code

Avalanche Resources and Education

As more and more skiers and snowboarders venture out to the backcountry it is important you are well prepared, educated, have the right equipment, latest forecasts and local knowledge. The following websites provide education, information and weather conditions to assist you in making the right choices before heading off piste.

Organisation Website
European Avalanche Warning Services
American Avalanche Association
Avalanche Canada