WASATCH MOUNTAINS, Utah – The Utah Avalanche Center (UAC) produced and released a short film, Backcountry Responsibility Objective. “Know Before You Go” (KBYG) has always been the theme for backcountry travel in avalanche terrain. UAC forecaster, Drew Hardesty, produced the short film. Respect the mountains and get the education and experience necessary for all backcountry enthusiasts to enjoy the outdoors.
“With the freedom of the backcountry comes responsibility, and this social responsibility in backcountry avalanche terrain is paramount as backcountry use explodes. Establishing a clear set of expectations in terms of Knowledge, Awareness and Wisdom is imperative to protect ourselves as well as our access to backcountry terrain.” – Utah Avalanche Center