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Avalanche danger reduced, may move higher today

...glasses. They can hold weight, but the question is how much." With the danger at "considerable" levels, backcountry travel is only recommended for groups of three or more with good snowpack stability evaluation skills, Mattice wrote...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012511/reg_775789077.shtml
Regional News
Information center lays out potential avalanche dangers for Alaska's backcountry travelers

...every year. In addition to snow conditions, the Avalanche Information Center aims to offer information on safe backcountry travel. "In avalanche country, each member of your party needs to carry a beacon, probe, shovel and inclinometer and...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112402/out_avalanche.shtml
Outdoors
Rescue Tradition

...decades to make sure that those unfortunate events have some likelihood of coming out all right. 10 essentials for backcountry travel in Juneau: 1. Map and compass. 2. Flashlight with extra batteries and bulb. 3. Extra clothing: Hypothermia...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/120307/loc_20071203016.shtml
News
A week o' spring with Discovery Southeast

...side of the mountain on skis or a snowboard, and will work with patrol and rescue professionals to learn about backcountry travel and safety. Participants will also practice avalanche transceiver skills in the Easy Searcher Beacon Park. Other...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/031910/out_592883092.shtml
Outdoors
Snowmachine safety

...at minimum, avalanche safety, mechanical and equipment needs, weather and cold-weather survival skills for backcountry travel. More difficult is the who and the how - getting enough training to enough people in enough locations statewide...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021201/Ope_Editorial.html
Opinion
State Briefs

...available through a lottery offered by the state Department of Natural Resources. The parcels require some kind of backcountry travel, such as by plane, boat, ATV or by foot. Anyone interested in staking claim to a site can enter a lottery for...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061802/sta_stbriefs.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...at minimum, avalanche safety, mechanical and equipment needs, weather and cold-weather survival skills for backcountry travel. More difficult is the who and the how - getting enough training to enough people in enough locations statewide...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021201/Ope_Editorial.shtml
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