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
Avalanche Canada

Accident Reports

Nationwide accident reports archived by

Educational Resources

Interactive Avalanche Tutorial from the National Avalanche Center
Know Before You Go avalanche education video and program
Avalanche Encyclopedia from the Utah and National Avalanche Centers.
North American Danger Scale Video
Avalanche Problems Video
Avalanche education course progression from the American Avalanche Association
Avalanche Course Providers in Idaho and other states from the American Avalanche Association
Avalanche rescue videos and resources from Backcountry Access.
Backcountry Ascender interactive snowmobile education.

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.