Snowshoeing & Avalanche Risk: What Every Snowshoer Should Know

6:00 PM  –  8:30 PM

Tacoma REI

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  • Fitness level  1: Relaxed
  • Skill level  2: Intermediate
  • Group size: 35
  • Instructor: Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC)

Snowshoeing is the wintertime equivalent to summer hiking-or is it? Heading out on your favorite trail with snowshoes on your feet may seem like a good idea, but the conditions may not warrant safe travel. If you've ever sat in an avalanche class and thought to yourself, "that's not me" as a skier tackles a 40 degree slope whilst triggering a slide - this class is for you. Taught by NWAC avalanche experts.

  • Learn elements of avalanche risk, how to assess weather and terrain considerations

Tacoma REI

3825 S Steele St, Tacoma, WA 98409

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