Who: Tahoe Mountain Sports and Sierra Avalanche Center
What: Learn to properly interpret the avalanche report and make smart decisions in the backcountry
Where: TMS (8331 North Lake Blvd) and NTEC (8318 North Lake Blvd), Kings Beach, CA, 96143
When: Tuesday, February 4 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Why: Because we care, and you should too. Bonus - Raffle proceeds benefit the Sierra Avalanche Center!
Cost: This event is FREE and open to the public.
On February 4, representatives from Sierra Avalanche Center, a Lake Tahoe Region non-profit dedicated to providing a free daily avalanche advisory for the central Sierra Nevada, will lead an extremely useful presentation about how to properly read and interpret the avalanche report. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss technical and situational issues that arise in the field to create a good platform for safe decision making in the backcountry. There will be a HUGE raffle at this event and everybody is sure to walk away with something. All raffle proceeds and a portion of sales from this evening will benefit Sierra Avalanche Center.
Tahoe Mountain Sports (TMS) will offer special discounts on products in the store this night only! The evening will begin with an hour-long reception at Tahoe Mountain Sports, offering a great chance to mingle with other backcountry travelers and members of SAC, as well as score unusual deals on backcountry gear. Attendees will then walk across the street to the North Tahoe Event Center for a formal presentation with Sierra Avalanche Center. Following the educational seminar, a MEGA raffle with proceeds benefitting SAC will give participants the chance to donate to this valuable and life-saving non-profit and win top-of-the-line backcountry safety equipment.
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Read and share the event blog: blog.tahoemountainsports.com/2014-tahoe-mountain-sports-avalanche-education-series/
Generous raffle donations provided by 22 Designs, Arva Equipment, Black Diamond, Boreas Gear, Honey Stinger, Marker Bindings, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, Ortovox, Osprey, Pieps, Smith Optics and Vapur.