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Winter Pre-Trip Planning

Winter outdoor adventures demand more thinking than most summer activities. Winter travelers need to be better attuned to snow, weather, and  terrain. Meanwhile, minor emergencies can snowball so more attention should be given to the details of an outing. Check out these notes from Week 2 of our Self-Sufficient Snowshoeing Class. 


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Avalanches - A Deadly Season

The winter of 2007-08 is shaping up as one of the more deadly avalanche seasons in Washington’s history. Already nine people have died, statewide, in avalanches and our current conditions will probably see that statistic worsening. Here's what's happening and how to protect yourself.

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