Avalanche Awareness

7:00pm8:30pm
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Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

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  • Group size 60 people
  • Instructor REI Specialist

The REI-AIARE Avalanche Awareness Workshop target is for the winter backcountry traveler. Whether you ski, snowshoe, snowboard or snowmobile in the backcountry, recognition of avalanche danger is an essential and potentially lifesaving skill. This session introduces and explains where and why avalanches occur and provides a basic approach to managing risk in the backcountry. Learn to access local avalanche bulletins and weather reports, recognize basic signs of avalanche danger, and learn simple ways to help avoid avalanche danger.

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    Free Parking on-site. Class participants do not need to be YMCA members.