Backcountry Safety Basics Part 3: Group Dynamics

Clay Malott | BackcountryBackcountry | AvalancheAvalanche

Brought to you by SCARPA Backcountry Week

This is part three of the Backcountry Safety Basics series, a four-part series on backcountry safety. The series will cover four basic tenets of backcountry safety: snow science, avalanche terrain, group dynamics, and avalanche forecasts.

The goal of this series is to provide baseline knowledge about how to stay alive in the backcountry. This is not a substitute for a certified AIARE avalanche course.

Enjoy part 3 on group dynamics, and stay tuned for the final part, as well as a conclusion on Friday.

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