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Privacy Policy – Overview

The owners of understand the importance of your privacy. We are committed to protecting our visitor’s and customer’s privacy. When you send us emails, leave comments on our blog, or buy something from us, we use your information to correctly process orders, manage our blog comment system, and to improve our ability to understand our visitor’s and customer’s needs.

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Such Information stores e-mail addresses when a person contacts us or leaves a comment on our blog. Such information is only used for serving our visitors and customers, and possibly for later contact specifically related to WildSnow. may provide reports about site use and traffic patterns, stripped of any individual identification, to third parties for marketing research. Advertisers on will usually record and save personal information if you buy something from them.

Policies Regarding Third Parties

Aside from occasional personal items we sell directly, any sales reached through this website are processed by other parties, please contact them for information. current policy is to not sell, rent or trade personal information to others; however, reserves the right to do so in the future. If does decide to do this, will email each customer and give each customer 30 days to inform if he or she wishes their information to remain private.

Customers with concerns about disclosing personal information may send an e-mail stating their needs by using our contact page. Such information will remain private. Privacy Policy Changes

If decides to change its privacy policy, will post such changes here. Please feel free to contact via our contact page if you have more questions regarding this privacy policy.

Welcome to Louis (Lou) Dawson's backcountry skiing information & opinion website. Lou's passion for the past 50 years has been alpinism, climbing, mountaineering and skiing -- along with all manner of outdoor recreation. He has authored numerous books and articles about ski touring and is well known as the first person to ski down all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks, otherwise known as the Fourteeners! Books and free ski touring news and information here.

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Backcountry skiing is dangerous. You may be killed or severely injured if you do any form of ski mountaineering, skimo randonnee and randonnée skiing. The information and news on this website is intended only as general information. While the authors and editors of the information on this website make every effort to present useful information about ski mountaineering, due to human error the information, text and images contained within this website may be inaccurate, false, or out-of-date. By using, reading or viewing the information provided on this website, you agree to absolve the owners of Wild Snow as well as content contributors of any liability for injuries or losses incurred while using such information. Furthermore, you agree to use any of this website's information, maps, photos, or binding mounting instructions templates at your own risk, and waive Wild Snow owners and contributors of liability for use of said items for ski touring or any other use. ...

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