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.

Collisions at the resort pose one of the greatest safety risks to both beginners and experts alike. Trees, rocks, obstacles and other skiers or riders can be severely injured when you travel at even modest speeds over snow. Chief safety officer John Egan of Sugarbush Resort gives a few simple tips to avoid collisions at the resort.

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.

Toby Miller started his professional snowboard career at the ripe age of 13. World cup, world championships and X-games Toby has seen it all. But one thing thing has remained constant throughout his varied career. His Helmet. From day one Toby has been an advocate for helmet safety and use. Be inspired by Toby’s positive attitude and stoke for life.

Accidents at the resort are more common than one might think. Do you know what to do if you encounter an injured skier or rider on the slopes? Syd of Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ski patrol gives a few useful tips and practices to insure the patient is given the best care possible in a timely fashion. Listen up because these simple tips can be the difference between life and death.