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Other valuable avalanche-related links from around the web:
Regional Avalanche Organizations
Five Valleys Backcountry Ski Patrol
FVBSP is a volunteer rescue organization based out of Missoula and affiliated with the National Ski Patrol.
Flathead Avalanche Center
Website for the Flathead Avalanche Center covering Northwest Montana.
Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center
Website for the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center covering Southwest Montana.
Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Center
Website for Idaho Panhandle Avalanche Advisories.
Montana Snowbowl Ski Patrol
Website for the National Ski Patrol at Montana Snowbowl
US Forest Service National Avalanche Center
The website for the Forest Service National Avalanche Center.
American Avalanche Association (AAA)
The American Avalanche Association (AAA) is comprised of a collective group of dedicated professionals engaged in the study, forecasting, control and mitigation of snow avalanches.
American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education
AIARE is a non-profit group promoting specific standards for avalanche education.
Description of common avalanche terms
Avalanche Problems Toolbox
Excellent tutorial on the 9 avalanche problems we see throughout the winter.
Avalanche Safety Resource Guide
A travel resource from Tripbuzz.com
This website, run by the American Avalanche Association, lists all avalanche centers in the United States along with avalanche information and references.
Review of avalanche transceivers currently on the market.
Snow Shovel Tests (PDF)
An interesting review document (PDF) of selected snow shovels.
Survival Strategies in Flowing Avalanches (PDF)
A recent article (PDF) about tactics to survive a moving avalanche.
The Exum Files – Part I – The Extended Column Test
Bill Anderson a Senior Exum Guide and Level 3 avalanche instructor discusses the finer details of the ECT or Extended Column Test