Event: Avalanche Awareness

Format: Online | Virtual Webcast

Date: 12.9.20  | Time: 6-7:30 | PM MST

Price: FREE! 

Prerequisites: None – just an interest in learning about avalanches!

Class Size Maximum: 50 participants

Registration: Required, form and details below.


Avalanche Awareness

In this 1 to 1.5 hour, free avalanche awareness session, expert avalanche educators 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 avalanche aware and how to be prepared when you travel in the backcountry. We’ll talk about gear, terrain, snowpack and answer your questions about how to get out and enjoy the winter backcountry safely!

The avalanche awareness session is designed for both current and aspiring backcountry travelers.

Topics Covered:

  • Types of Avalanches
  • Avalanche Terrain
  • Snowpack Types
  • Weather Considerations
  • Avalanche Advisory Information
  • Trip Planning and Preparation
  • Travel Techniques
  • Education Opportunities & Next Steps


Registration is closed. Please visit the education page for additional avalanche awareness opportunities.