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Keep Your Avalanche Skills Sharp This Winter

One of the first things that new winter backcountry travellers learn about avalanche education is that it's lifelong. Courses and certificates represent certain milestones, yes. But veteran avalanche forecasters are…

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Understanding Human Factors in Avalanche Safety

Why do so many people with avalanche training end up triggering slides more than a few times in their backcountry careers? It's one of the most perplexing conundrums of avalanche safety, one that boils down to psychology rather than skill or knowledge. Avalanche researchers have termed this effect collectively as "human factors."

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5 Reasons to try Via Ferrata
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5 Reasons to try Via Ferrata

Click here for all of our rock climbing activities: Summer has been poking her head out quite a bit recently in British Columbia, which means that hiking and climbing season…

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