The B.A.S.I.C.S (Being Aware Safe In Critical Situations) program was created to reach young athletes in order to promote smart decision making in the mountains and prevent injuries of any kind.


Elyse Saugstad is a survivor of the 2012 Tunnel Creek avalanche. She credits her survival to knowledge - arm yourself with it. On average, avalanches claim the lives of over 150 people worldwide every year, be prepared.


Avalanches are one of the most destructive forces of nature. With more and more people venturing into the backcountry, it’s imperative to learn safe travel practices in order to mitigate the dangers posed by avalanches. Professional skier and avalanche survivor Elyse Saugstad gives an overview of absolutely must know safety topics for anyone wanting to step foot out of the resort and into avalanche terrain.​
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