Mountain rules

  1. Plan your trip and report where you're going
  2. Customize your trip to your ability and conditions
  3. Observe weather and avalanche warnings
  4. Be prepared for storms and cold, even on short trips
  5. Bring the necessary equipment to help yourself and others
  6. Make safe road choices. Recognize avalanche-hazardous terrain and unsafe ice
  7. Use a map and compass. Always know where you are
  8. Turn in time, there is no shame in turning
  9. Save on the powers and seek shelter if necessary