As the winter is coming faster than we think we decided to give you a little reminder about avalanches. They're dangerous and they kill.

To stay safe and alive just don't ride in the backcountry - where the risks are higher. If you do crave the backcountry always prepare accordingly and bring the necessary gear that can save your life. Watch this video on avalanche safety tips.

To fully convince you about the danger of avalanches, watch the following videos featuring the craziest avalanches ever. This may make you think twice before risking yourself away from the piste.

Crazy avalanche in Russia

Xavier De Le Rue escaping a terrible avalanche

Johno Verity nearly dies in massive avalanche

Avalanche Compilation

Finally, never think you'll be safe in your car if an avalanche is coming your way.