Avalanche Safety Video Will Make Your Heart Race

For backcountry skiers, avalanche safety must always be front-of-mind. This video by Know Before You Go shows how quickly a day skiing can go wrong.

Directed by Trent Meisenheimer, To Hell in a Heartbeat retells a terrifying avalanche burial incident with skiers Matt Clevenger and Tom Diegel. Fortunately, the skiers knew how to respond in the incident and took proper measures to save the victim.

Do you know how to stay out of avalanches, and how to respond if you get caught? Check out our tips, Basic Safety Tips for Beginners and stay safe out there.