Jan 10, 2022 Update:

Due to the current COVID spread, Rossland SAR is suspending all in-person, non-essential events until further notice, which includes the Backcountry Awareness Day at RED.

Backcountry Awareness Day

Event has been cancelled

Join us for great info, snacks and a demonstration of Rossland SAR’s avalanche dog, Jungle!


  • What to do if you are lost in the backcountry
  • What equipment to take with you


  • Transceiver and probing skills
  • How to build a snow shelter
  • How to build a fire on the snow