Alex Marienthal, of the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center, stops by the Moose studio to talk about three items that you need to have in order to be prepared for an avalanche.

Click here for the latest avalanche conditions and reports from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center

Click here for the latest avalanche class schedule from the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center.

The GNFAC website leads you to crucial weather stations and webcams that are worth bookmarking if you're active in the back country.