Avalanche Awareness Day

Join us for an educational day of Avalanche Awareness. Whether you’re gearing up for your first backcountry adventure or just need a refresher before the bc season starts, we’ll be providing introductory exposure to rudimentary avalanche searching skills, games, guest speakers and demonstrations.

When: Saturday January 19, 2019 from 9am to 3pm
Where: RED Base Area

Activities

– Building emergency snow shelter
– Instruction in snow profiling
– Instruction & practice in transceiver use for various situations
– Bring your transceiver if you have one, others will be provided
– Probe line instruction & practice
– Fun race
– Guest speakers
– Question & answers any time during the day
– Demonstration of emergency & first aid equipment
– Information on helicopter safety topics
– PLUS chances to win prizes at some events throughout the day!