Taking an Online Avalanche Course is a great start in avalanche education. Avalanche Safety Information is vastly available on the internet and is an intregal part of the process but should not replace hands on learning gained in a classroom and field setting taught by a Professional.
Taking an avalanche education course IS the best backcountry ski/snowboard investment you can make!
Skier triggered soft slab near Kelly Canyon. 60cm crown height.
While thought of as a safe place to ski outside of the resort, Kelly Mountain is a low probability location with high consequence terrain traps.