Avalanche Awareness with Ober Gatlinburg Ski Patrol


Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

Registration closed


  • Group size 30 people
  • Instructor Rob Mayer

In partnership with Ober Gatlinburg Ski Patrol, REI presents a free Avalanche Awareness lecture. This class will cover the basic principles of avalanche awareness, including the Know Before You Go (KBYG) program. Topics include safety equipment, forecast, route selection, and staying out of harms way. The class is intended to inform you about methodical processes to keep you safer when you go snow skiing/boarding in either north or out west this winter season.

    Activity location

    Knoxville REI

    6700 Papermill Drive, Knoxville, TN 37919

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