Originally Posted by benrodda
There is no such thing as lowkey back country. Its all dangerous. Very very dangerous. The snow is differnt than at resorts and in your back yard. It will melt you skin off... that is ofcourse if it does not start a slide first. The snow in backcountry has even been known to find ways to slide in flat areas. burying innocent people that dont have beacons.
Uhhh, ... yeah ... like he said, going into the backcountry will kill you for sure. At least don't go near MY pow! (It's REALLY dangerous back there).
Actually, like everything else in life, learn as much as you can, know what you're facing, make reasoned decisions, and have fun!