Tips and links

How-to and skills articles

Article about setting up tarps with good advice and photos on what knots to use

Avoiding common climbing and mountaineering mistakes

Pretty thorough article about winter camping skills and things to consider

Avalanche Education

Graphic representation of avalanche hazards


Downloadable maps from USGS. These can be overlayed on Google Earth. I have not tried this service yet. Free customizable, saveable maps with a huge variety of options, including slope angle color coding.

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