Snowshoe Avalanche Awareness
Free for REI Members
Free for non-members
- Group size 35 people
- Instructor Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC)
Recognition of avalanche danger is an essential and potentially lifesaving skill for snowshoers and other winter recreationalists. This class introduces and explains where and why avalanches occur and provide a basic approach to managing risk. Learn to access local avalanche bulletins and weather reports, recognize basics signs of avalanche danger, and learn simple ways to help avoid avalanche danger.