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Avalanche Awareness Classes

Northwest Avalanche Center

Avalanche Awareness Classes

Saturday January 28th, 2023


Dates: January 28 and 29, 2023
Times: 11:30 am and 2 pm

Location: Ski Patrol Clinic Classroom - located on the top floor of the clinic

Space is LIMITED - reserve your place now>>

Course Description

Whether you ski, snowshoe, snowboard, or snowmobile, recognition of avalanche danger is an essential and potentially lifesaving skill. This introductory virtual class provides a basic approach to managing risk. NWAC instructors will explain how to access avalanche and mountain weather forecasts and recognize basic signs of avalanche danger.

Meet Your InstructorDallas Glass NWAC

Dallas Glass

Dallas has worked at NWAC in several roles since 2013; avalanche awareness instructor, professional observer, and avalanche specialist. In 2020, Dallas began serving as NWAC’s Deputy Director. As part of this role, he works closely with NWAC’s educational program, mountain weather forecasting, and continues to write avalanche forecasts and perform field work for the Snoqualmie and West South zones.

Dallas loves talking to folks about snow. Whether it’s writing an avalanche forecast, interacting with a backcountry traveler, or teaching an avalanche awareness course, Dallas finds joy in seeing others safely experience the mountains during the winter.