Our mission is to create educational programs, and best safety practices for snow sports athletes to further their physical and psychological well-being.



Do you know when to back off and when it’s good to go?

The Know Before You Go avalanche awareness program will get you started down the path of learning the language of the mountains and becoming a better and safer rider. The Utah Avalanche Center and the Colorado Avalanche Information Center have teamed up with Avalanche Canada, Backcountry Access, the American Avalanche Association, the American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education, the National Avalanche Center, Sherpas Cinema, Red Bull Media House, Brainfarm, and others to bring you this beta which is unlike any other PSA you are likely to see. Go to kbyg.org for more information.