New Zealand Mountan Safety Council

Online Course - Terrain

AM I IN AVALANCHE TERRAIN?

The danger from avalanche varies with terrain. Avalanches are more likely to happen in terrain with certain characteristics and features. Being able to recognise these features is a key skill to develop in order to travel safely in the backcountry.

 

 

Let's look at each of these characteristics.

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Avalanche Forecast Regions:
Mountain Safety Council managed websites
Mountainf Safety Council websiteAdventure Smart websiteNew Zealand Avalanche Center