VIDEO: Know Before You Go | “With Great Freedom Comes Great Responsibility”

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With the freedom of the backcountry comes responsibility. This social responsibility in avalanche terrain is paramount as backcountry use explodes. In this video, we'll outline three key factors that are imperative to protect ourselves as well as the access we have to backcountry terrain. Utah Avalanche Center Teton Gravity Research #KnowBeforeYouGo

Posted by Know Before You Go on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

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“We’re at a crossroads in the state of the backcountry right now.  Backcountry use has exploded.  Sidecountry use has exploded.  We’re seeing increased numbers of close calls and accidents in the backcountry between parties, between parties and the road, between parties and infrastructure.  This is unsustainable.” – Drew Hardesty, avalanche forecaster

Lets all give this video a watch and really think about how we can all be even more prepared next time we go into the backcountry.

 

“With the freedom of the backcountry comes responsibility. This social responsibility in avalanche terrain is paramount as backcountry use explodes. In this video, we’ll outline three key factors that are imperative to protect ourselves as well as the access we have to backcountry terrain.” – Utah Avalanche Center

 


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