Links to Snow & Avalanche Resources

Avalanche Sites has links to other avalanche centers, accident reports, and other info.
USFS National Avalanche Center
American Avalanche Association

Accident Reports

This season's accident reports archived by

Educational Resources

USFS National Avalanche Center interactive tutorial and other resources.
Backcountry Ascender interactive snowmobile education.
Avalanche Encyclopedia from the Utah and National Avalanche Centers.
North American Danger Scale Video describing the avalanche danger rating.
Glossary of avalanche terms from
Avalanche education opportunities in Idaho compiled by
Avalanche Rescue Videos and Resources from Backcountry Access.

Technical Information

The National Avalanche Center's Technical Papers Library contains a number of scientific papers on snow and avalanches.
Snow, Weather, and Avalanches: Observational Guidelines (SWAG) provides standards for snow and avalanche observation in the U.S.
International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW)
International Snow Science Workshop searchable papers database at Montana State University has online proceedings from all past ISSW conferences.


The ITD Road Report provides info on road closures and openings in Idaho.
SnowPilot Snowpit plotting tool and database.
Avanet Plan routes, plot snowpits and share data.