If You Plan to Explore the Mountains This Winter, You Need to Watch This Video First

"All it takes is one bad call and that is one too many."

By: Liam McNally + Save to a List

Playing in the backcountry is inherently risky and the best way to protect yourself from the potential pitfalls of any activity is education. The Know Before You Go avalanche awareness program has a mission to educate backcountry skiers and snowboarders about what they can do to reduce the risk of causing an avalanche. This video is like no PSA you've ever seen and is sure to instill in you a deep sense of responsibility to yourself and others to always #KnowBeforeYouGo.

"It doesn’t matter if you have made thousands of good calls – all it takes is one bad call and that is one too many. Some days the mountains are screaming GET OUT OF HERE and some days they are saying come on in – it’s time to party." - Jeremy Jones



We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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