January 2015

Thursday, Jan 29
6:00 PM
Red Butte Garden
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Black Diamond & the Utah Avalanche Center are teaming up to bring you Backcountry 101

Jan 29 & 31, 2015

Friday, Jan 30
5:30 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731

You and your partners count on each other in the backcountry.  The way to become competent at rescue skills is to practice.

Friday, Jan 30
6:00 PM
Big Pine Sport
340 N Milburn Rd
Fairview, UT 84629
(435) 427-3338

The Utah Avalanche Center brings you Sled Avalanche Skills 2015 – a day of riding with and learning from the best.

Friday, Jan 30
7:45 PM
500 South 700 East #102
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 359-0577
Saturday, Jan 31
5:00 PM
Canyons Resort
4000 Canyon Resort Dr
Park City, UT 84098
(435) 649-5400

Taught by:  Craig Gordon from the Utah Avalanche Center and local avalanche professionals.

 You will learn the following-

Understanding types of avalanches and how they happen

How weather affects avalanche risk

How to identify and avoid avalanche terrain

Using the local avalanche forecast to understand current conditions

Identifying dangerous avalanche conditions in the field

Understanding how we make decisions in the backcountry

Companion rescue techniques