What should I look for while I’m recreating?

Once you’ve decided where you’re going, you’ll want to keep your eyes open for signs that avalanches can occur. Often nature gives us clues or “red flags” that let us know the snow may not be safe. Recognizing red flags is a necessary skill to add to your backcountry toolbox. Look through the resources below to become familiar with common red flags.

Click here to explore the “Red Flag” e-learning module.

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Recognize Red Flags

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