Tag Archives: avalanche

Avalanche Awareness For Ice Climbers

Ice climbers don’t only need the knowledge to determine if the ice is safe enough to climb, they also need the skills that will keep them safe from avalanches. Along the approach or hiding high above the route, there might be an avalanche threat that could easily be avoided if you know how to identify the “red flags.” One of […]

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Avalanche Awareness – Know Before You Go

  Not much science, no warnings, no formulas to memorize. You will understand when and why avalanches happen, and how you can have fun in the mountains and avoid avalanches. Subjects include: avalanche rescue, how avalanches work, reading avalanche terrain, obvious clues to instability, avalanche weather, safe travel practices and essential equipment. This talk is presented by a representative of […]

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Avalanche Awareness for Women – Ladies night!

  Ladies Night brought to you by REI, SheJumps and the Utah Avalanche Center! Come kick off your winter backcountry adventures with a ladies-only Know Before You Go avalanche awareness event. The Utah Avalanche Center’s Evelyn Lees will give a presentation on awareness and staying alive in avalanche terrain, followed by guide Allison Conover reviewing the AAI Backcountry check list for pre-trip planning, on-going […]

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