We’ve put together a list of resources targeted at runners looking to spend more time on the trails. Whether you are starting on your first trail run or are a “seasoned” vet – playing safe in the mountains means remembering the 3 T’s:

  • Trip Planning
  • Training
  • Taking the Essentials

The resources are divided into these three main sections below – click the tab title to expand.

Safety in the mountains starts with proper trip planning. Plan your route, know the terrain, conditions, and weather, and leave a trip plan with a responsible person.

Weather & Snow Conditions:

Trip Reports & Forums:

Other Resources:

Get the knowledge & skills you need before heading out!


How to Navigate with the Suunto Spartan Ultra

Training & Resources:

Always bring the essentials.


How to pack the essentials into a trail running pack.


The essentials for backcountry trail running.

10 Essentials for Backcountry Trail Running Safety

What to Bring – North Shore Rescue