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New Zealand has many mountains and alpine ranges that are just perfect for a variety of snow adventures. Along with avalanche safety and backcountry awareness, there are some key things to ‘know before you go’ in the snow.

Be aware of the weather:

Mountain weather can deteriorate very rapidly so make sure you check the weather and avalanche forecasts and always go prepared for the worst conditions.

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Snow safety code

KNOW YOUR LIMITS
– Ride to your ability, control your speed; Be aware of the conditions; Take a lesson
FIND YOUR SPACE
– Stop where you can be seen; Give others room; Look ahead
PROTECT YOURSELF
– Obey all signs and closures; Tired, take a rest; Wear a helmet

Avalanche advisory

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