NWAC Avalanche Awareness Workshop

7:15pm8:30pm

Free for REI Members

Free for non-members

Registration closed

Overview

  • Group size 30 people
  • Instructor Marty Lentsch

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

    Kennewick REI

    129 N Ely St, Kennewick, WA 99336

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