Sidecountry Safety Myths- by Doug Chabot

Submitted by Doug Chabot on Sun, 02/14/2010 - 11:49

Sidecountry is defined as out-of-bounds, backcountry terrain that is accessed from a ski area. The ski lifts make getting to the backcountry easier for everybody and more accessible to the uninitiated, but does not provide any more safety since there is no avalanche control or ski patrol services in the out-of-bounds.

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