Avalanches are a concern for skiers, snowboarders and other mountain visitors and it is important to know what to do before heading out.
Here are some resources on winter safety, including information on avalanche preparedness:
Adventure smart – Winter Safety
Parachute – Winter outdoor safety
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Winter Sports Injury Prevention
Avalanche Canada – Online Avalanche Tutorial
To learn more about skiing and snowboarding injuries, visit the Active and Safe webpages: