Edit: To make it easier to figure out the links provided I am going to compile them in this post
pretty comprehensive free basic online avalanche course. Developed by the Canada Avalanche Center
Basic guide to snow pits and stress tests. Provided by the Forest service
Kinda like a cheat sheet. Plan on keeping a copy in my back pack when I go out
Colorado Avalanche Information Center
Crested Butte, CO Avalanche Center
Local user-driven information for northern New Mexico (where there is no forecasting):
Has some great sections on search techniques, shoveling and just why beacons work the way they do........
The leading European news site -- French-oriented. Check out the forums for news and conditions.If you guys have an other links post them and maybe start a book list to.
Henry is a Bostonian who guides in Val d'Isere and runs avalanche training courses. Again, check out the forums for latest news and opinions.
Please post any links or books you think will be helpful