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Let’s Talk Backcountry Travel | Community Resources
February 24, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Event: Let’s Talk Backcountry Travel | Community Resources
Format: Online | Zoom Webinar
Date: Thursday, 2/24/2022
Time: 7-8:30 PM MST
Prerequisites: None – just an interest in connecting with fellow backcountry travelers and learning about regional resources!
Registration: Pre-registration is required. Please reference the Zoom registration information below.
Whether preparing to venture out for the first time, becoming better acquainted with the area, or seeking touring partners, this event connects you to community resources and fellow backcountry enthusiasts.
Led by local backcountry recreationist Brook Lenox, the evening begins with basics and beta to note for approaching backcountry recreation in west-central Montana. These topics segue into brief presentations from West Central Montana Avalanche Center Director Jeff Carty and National Weather Service NOAA Meteorologist Joe Messina. Afterward, the scope shifts to engaging with and among the audience.
- How to approach and transition into winter backcountry recreation
- How to familiarize yourself with backcountry zones
- Avalanche information
- Weather information
- Backcountry basics and preparedness
- Touring partners
- Educational opportunities and next steps
This unique event connects the growing community to critical and essential resources and fosters camaraderie among backcountry travelers. Working together, we can continue creating the most fun, safe, and responsible backcountry community possible.