Snow Safety Education: Backcountry
Time & Location
About the Event
Pre-Registration is required via link at the bottom. You must register and receive confirmation from GoToWebinar to attend.
Our apologies for any previous confusion.
What's it about?
The Snow Safety Education ~ "Backcountry" presentation is intended to foster awareness of the risks associated with backcountry travel, focusing on how to be prepared and stay safe in unmanaged spaces. If you're planning a backcountry adventure this winter on snowshoes, hiking with friends, ski touring or split boarding, this presentation's for you.
What topics will be covered?
~ Trip Planning: making a plan and leaving a trip plan.
~ Training: physical abilities, backcountry training, avalanche awareness, emergency rescue, wilderness first aid, navigation, communications, route finding.
~ Taking Essentials: proper clothing & footwear, emergency signaling gear, shelter, communications, light sources, etc + season and sport specific gear.
~ What to do in an emergency
Who can participate?
Backcountry users; snowshoers, hikers, ski tourers, split-boarders, backcountry campers, families, adults, youth.
Where is it?
Online via GoToWebinar (free of charge)
More details: HERE