For many the ski season has already come to a close. A few skiers and snowboarders hold on to the idea of winter, hiking high in the mountains to relish in a few more turns. As we turn to summer, however, the words of Eddard Stark come to mind... winter is coming. When it eventually pops its snowy head next November it will be important to to do one thing and that is take an avalanche safety class. This video from AIARE reminds us how important avalanche education is.