Avalanche educators grapple with social media’s influence on backcountry travelers’ decision making

Avalanche safety education is at a crossroads. Experts who used to worry only about training backcountry travelers to assess snow structure, weather and terrain now also must consider the ways in which video-everywhere feeds from mobile phones and GoPros and other storytelling tools are pressuring decision-making by backcountry travelers.

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