Avalanche Awareness Event January 22

Posted: Tuesday, January 14th, 2020 at 10:11 am

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Join us for this one hour, free avalanche awareness session where expert avalanche educators will deliver an introduction on how avalanches happen, what they look like, and how to avoid them. Through video footage, photos, and engaging dialog, you will learn about why you should be aware, and how to be prepared when you travel in the backcountry.

This avalanche awareness session is designed for both current and aspiring backcountry travelers. We will talk about gear, terrain, snowpack, and more!

Tips covered:

  • Types of avalanches
  • Avalanche terrain
  • Snowpack types
  • Weather considerations
  • Avalanche advisory information
  • Trip planning and preparation
  • Travel techniques
  • Education opportunities