Avalanche Awareness by Sawtooth Mountain Guides

7:00pm8:30pm

Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

Registration closed

Overview

  • Group size 75 people
  • Instructor Sawtooth Mountain Guides

The 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.

    Activity location

    Boise REI

    8300 W Emerald St, Boise, ID 83704

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