(Maps Courtesy of Avalanche.org)

With the major storms sweeping across the West that have left resorts closed due to high avalanche danger, we have compiled some of the interactive avalanche maps to check out your area before you go riding in the backcountry.

There are numerous classes and plenty of sites to help inform and teach on the dangers and signs of an avalanche. Check out the maps below!

Colorado (from Colorado Avalanche Information Center):

Sierra Avalanche Center Interactive Map

The Pacific Northwest’s Interactive Avalanche Map.

The Utah Avalanche Center Interactive Map.

The Canada Avalanche Center Interactive Map.

The Alaska Avalanche Interactive Map.

European Avalanche Warning System