Event: Avalanche Awareness Session
Format: Online | Virtual Webcast
Date: 12.23.20 | Time: 6-7:30 | PM MST
Prerequisites: None – just an interest in learning about avalanches!
Class Size Maximum: 50 participants
Registration: Required, form and details below.
Online Avalanche Awareness Session
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.
- 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 has closed for tonight’s online avalanche awareness session. Please check our education page for upcoming awareness sessions. Thank you!