Additional Safety Information and Resources




  • Avalanche Handbook, Third Edition, Dave McClung and Peter Schaerer, 2006
  • Backcountry Avalanche Safety, Tony Daffern, 2009
  • Snow Sense Fifth Edition, Jill Fredston and Doug Fesler, 2011
  • Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain Second Edition, Bruce Tremper, 2008
  • The ABC of Avalanche Safety Third Edition, Sue Ferguson and E.R. LaChapelle, 2003
  • Backcountry Avalanche Safety: A Level 1 Summary, NSP, 2010
  • Avalanche Rescue Fundamentals Second Edition, NSP, 2009
  • Avalanche Rescue Quick Guide Sixth Edition, NSP, 2009


American Avalanche Institute --4970 Skyline Loop Victor, ID 83455 phone: 307-733-3315

Colorado Avalanche Information Center--10230 Smith Road Denver, CO 80239 phone: 303-371-1080

Colorado Mountain Club--710 10th St. Golden, CO 80401 phone: 303-279-3080 fax:303-279-9690

Colorado Outward Bound School--945 Pennsylvania St. Denver, CO 80203 phone: 303-837-0880

Colorado Mountain School--2829 Mapleton Avenue, Boulder, CO 80301 phone: 303-447-2804

National Outdoor Leadership School--284 Lincoln Street Lander, WY 82520 phone: 307-332-5300

Silverton Avalanche School--P.O. Box 4 Silverton, CO 81433 phone: 970-799-3406