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Winter Weather Safety

Snow covered trees by Wikimedia CommonsSnow and winter weather safety isn't quite the immediate concern in the San Francisco Bay Area that it can be in other places.

Winter Sport

If skiing, snowboarding, or even just a drive through snowy conditions are in your plans, don't forget to do some research first. A little bit of knowledge can save your life if you run into trouble.

Getting in the Know

For more information, take a look at Secrets of Warmth: For Comfort or Survival or AMC Guide to Winter Hiking and Camping. In this video, Russian soldiers are firing artillery to set off a controlled avalanche. Find out about the science behind avalanches in The Avalanche Handbook.



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Erin M. occasionally misses snow.


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