Avalanche Training with Northwest Avalanche Center

Avalanche Training with Northwest Avalanche Center

  • Saturday February 2nd, 2019, from 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

Back-country travel requires avalanche training; get your education started at White Pass this winter!

The NWAC 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.

1-Hour Classes will be held from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm on the following dates:

  • February 2, 2019

Class location:  White Pass Ski Patrol Clinic classroom, located on the top floor of the building.