As winter approaches, it’s time to prepare for the season ahead. Here are a list of our favorite backcountry bookmarks to start you off on the right foot.
Slide: The Avalanche Podcast
Slide: The Avalanche Podcast is an educational and public information resource for all things avalanche related. Whether you ski, snowboard, snow machine, or just walk around, Slide will teach you how to make better decisions in avalanche country. Thanks Doug Krause for putting this together!
Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC)
The CAIC puts out daily forecasts for different zones around the state. Bookmark this page and read it daily. It will give you a good understanding of the current snowpack, any avalanche problems that might exist, and observations from CAIC staff and fellow skiers.
American Avalanche Institute Courses & Calendar – https://www.americanavalancheinstitute.com/registration/
American Avalanche Association Course Info – https://www.americanavalancheassociation.org/educators/
Know Before You Go Avalanche Safety – http://kbyg.org
Open Your Eyes And Stay Alive: Using The Five Red Flags by Jeremy Jones – https://www.jonessnowboards.com/backcountry-safety.html
Telluride Backcountry Radio Program – http://www.telluridemountainclub.org/backcountry-radio-program/
How to Change Channels on the BCA Radios – http://www.telluridemountainclub.org/change-preset-channels-bca-link-radio/
North San Juan Weather Stations (and other weather stations around the state) – http://avalanche.state.co.us/observations/weather-stations/
OpenSnow – https://opensnow.com/location/telluride
Weather Underground – https://www.wunderground.com/weather/us/co/81435—telluride/81435