“Ship and return”: BCA doubles in security movies about avalanches within the hinterland

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Backcountry Access wants you to keep two things in mind when you hit the road to ski touring: Submit it and return safely.

Backcountry Access has two new avalanche education videos The focus is on skiing with the snowmobile – and of course on safety.

“These videos, aimed at new users, are well timed with the increasing popularity of snowmobiling and ski touring prompted by COVID-19“Wrote BCA. The series features BCA athletes and ambassadors who” responsibly encounter rough terrain. “Basically, they’re a good example: talk to your group, make a plan, stay safe and have fun.

This does not replace avalanche training, but it is a fun refresher. And it reminds us of how we can all be safe when cornering off-road.

The first video, “Receiving Goods Without Being Buried,” deals with site selection and group management. The second video “Human factors in the backcountry, ”Introduces snowmobilers to risk, decision making and human error.

You can see more of the “Send and Return” series Here.

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