Basics for Backcountry Winter Recreation

At the Northwest Avalanche Center, our mission is to reduce avalanche impacts by equipping you, the community, with mountain weather and avalanche forecasts, education, and data. If you are new to the backcountry, the following six modules will get you started on the path to safely recreating in the winter time mountains.

Need a place to start?

What is the Backcountry

Finished with all of the modules?

Next Steps: Backcountry Training