Stack the odds in your favor–get educated!
Avalanches are the most difficult aspect of the mountains. To stay alive in the snowy mountains you must take an avalanche course. Joe Stock teaches courses near Anchorage through the Alaska Avalanche School.
Level 1 Avalanche Hazard Evaluation and Rescue: The foundation for winter travel.
Avalanche Mentors: Tune your avalanche skills with an Alaska ski guide.