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Avalanche Facts and Tips



Now here at MINT we don’t want to be known as a ‘Debbie Downer’ but it’s just a fact that fun can sometimes come at a price and if you’ve ever been snowboarding you know that can come in the form of a sprained wrist or a shocking hangover from the local brew…  Unfortunately it can also come from the very mountains we are enjoying every day on our holiday or season.  We figure that to be armed with the knowledge is a much better way of continuing to have fun in the mountains so read on for some interesting facts and tips!

Did you know:

European Avalanche Hazard Scale

European Avalanche Hazard Scale

We all know it’s fun to ride powder but here are some simple rules to follow to try to stay safe!

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If you think you would like to learn more then check out our options on Backcountry courses and Splitboarding or maybe book yourself a private lesson to get to grips with Avalanche Safety and Awareness!

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