BCA Japan presents "IF"
U.S. Motorized Avalanche Fatalities Report - Winter 21-22
U.S. snowmobile avalanche fatalities were down 54% (all users) in the 21-22 season compared to the 20-21 season. But common accident problems and patterns contributed to the 6 motorized avalanche deaths - all triggered on persistent weak layers by uneducated and ill-prepared riders. Mike Duffy reports on the impacting factors.
Avalanches can pose a hazard until the snowpack is gone.
BCA avalanche forecast partner Friends of Flathead Avalanche Center shares their advice spring to summer avalanche hazards.
BCA Tracker4 Safety Recall Notice
BCA, in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and Health Canada, is issuing a voluntary recall of a small number of Tracker4 units due to a switch plastics production issue.
Hazards to look for when taking on spring backcountry missions
With spring storms, the properties of the slab change quickly. Snow often falls on a crust, and more and more slab avalanches are triggered.