Updated for the 2019/20 season! Shoveling is the most time-consuming phase of an avalanche rescue. Our Avalanche Shoveling 101 video takes you through some basic shoveling techniques using 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 shovelers.
This is not a substitute for an avalanche class. Get educated before heading into the winter backcountry. Watch BCA’s Avalanche 101 video and find an avalanche course here.