Event: Avalanche Awareness Session
Format: Online | Virtual Webcast
Time: 6-7:30 PM MST
Prerequisites: None – just an interest in learning about avalanches!
Class Size Maximum: 50 participants
Registration: Online registration form, and event details below.
Online Avalanche Awareness Session
In this 1.5-hour free avalanche awareness session, American Avalanche Association (A3) Pro 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 current and aspiring backcountry travelers.
- Avalanche types
- Avalanche terrain
- Weather observations and considerations
- Avalanche advisory and forecast information
- Trip planning and preparation
- Travel techniques
- Group dynamics and discussion
- Educational opportunities and next steps
Registration for this event closes March 10th, 2021, at 4 PM MST. Registered participants will receive an email with log-in details one hour before the event. Thanks!