Cindy Berlack Honored for Work With BRASS 101

Cindy Berlack Honored for Work With BRASS 101

Cindy Wright Berlack (Franconia, N.H.), whose son Ronnie was one of two U.S. Ski Team athletes killed in an avalanche five years ago, was honored by U.S. Ski & Snowboard with its Russell Wilder Award for service to youth, recognizing her work in avalanche...

Think Before You Go

Think Before You Go

Spring is a great time to head to the backcountry. And with ski resorts closed as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, more and more skiers and riders are grabbing the skins and headed up for a much-needed break from the stress of daily life. Now, it's more important than...

Snowbird Honors Bryce Astle with Ski Run

Snowbird Honors Bryce Astle with Ski Run

The blue trail sign was on display at the annual fundraiser for the Snowbird Sports Education Foundation at the Cliff Lodge in February. Bryce had grown up racing in the SBSEF program, working his way up the development ladder to become a national junior champion in...

What Causes Avalanches? Humans!

What Causes Avalanches? Humans!

Snow science and modern forecasting today can tell us where we'll find the danger. Education can train us on the risks. But what ultimately causes avalanches is our own human management. Noted author Heidi Julavits explores the human psyche through her own...

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