Nov 12, 2013 · 7:00 PM
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REI is hosting a free class on Avalanche Awareness at their store and wanted to see if anyone else would be interested. I have posted more information from there site below.
You must RSVP on there site to register for this class. The link is: https://www.rei.com/event/43592/session/81707
There were 13 spots lefts as of 11/3/13.
Description: The REI-AIARE 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.