Avalanche Survey

Stuck at home? Need something to do that can help your backcountry community?


The CAIC is helping and promoting a survey, in partnership with our colleagues across the US and in Canada, to help us improve backcountry forecast products.

The Avalanche Research Program at Simon Fraser University, Avalanche Canada and several U.S. Avalanche Centers are conducting an online survey to examine how backcountry recreationists—skiers, mountain snowmobilers, snowshoers and ice climbers—use public avalanche safety information. We are interested to hear from backcountry users of all experience levels. Our goal is to better understand how you process hazard and terrain information provided in public avalanche forecasts. The results of this study will offer important insight for improving avalanche safety information products in Canada and the United States.

Participants who complete the survey before May 15, 2020 will be entered in a draw for several cash prizes. Click here or visit https://avbullvis.avalancheresearch.ca/ to participate and for a chance to win cash prizes!