Heroes of the Mountain: The Forecaster

Recently we asked our readers to weigh in on whether athletes, brands and media are doing enough to promote avalanche safety. The results so far are clear: You want to see more backcountry riding, but balanced with an appropriate amount of backcountry education.

In this spirit, we bring you Episode 2 of Black Diamond TV: The Forecaster.

We’d also like to hear from you. Please take a minute to weigh in on our poll here and watch for more avalanche awareness articles and videos coming soon.

From Black Diamond: Reading the snow is both an art and a science, but as the promise of deep powder draws more backcountry skiers to Utah’s Wasatch Mountains, avalanche forecaster Drew Hardesty is sharing more than a snow report. He’s speaking out, sharing a message that will change the way you think about skiing in the backcountry this winter.

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