BCA Presents: Tree Well and Snow Immersion Safety
BCA PRESENTS: TREE WELL AND SNOW IMMERSION SAFETY - HOW TO MANAGE WHEN STUCK. Skiing or riding in deep snow? Deep snow immersion and tree wells are serious hazards. While staying safe in avalanche terrain is always on the mind of backcountry travelers, tree wells and snow immersion suffocation (SIS) are often overlooked components of snow safety. Tree well incidents are preventable, and with some practice, removing someone from a tree well can be a swift and efficient process.