Events

March 2015

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Thursday, Mar 5
6:00 PM
Wildflower Lounge at Snowbird
Iron Blossom Lodge
Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2222

Snowbird Speaker Series:  The Utah Avalanche Center will be joining the Utah Adventure Journal and the family and friends of Jim Harris, photographer, writer, artist, avalanche observer and instructor, and adventurer in an evening of photos and presentations from Andrew McLean, Kalen Thorien, Noah Howell, Forest McCarthy, and Brendan Leonard.  All proceeds will go towards helping to cover Jim's medical and rehab expenses.

Friday, Mar 6
4:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731

Wasatch Powderkeg Ski Mountaineering Race and Vertfest Backcountry Celebration featuring 3 days of Ski Mountaineering racing and skills clinics, gear demos, a live band and party, and a gear raffle, will be held March 6-8, 2014 at Brighton.  All proceeds go to the Utah Avalanche Center.

Saturday, Mar 7
1:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731

The Utah Avalanche Center and Vertfest are teaming up to present a clinic focused on Skiing Steep Lines. A 3 hour clinic in and around Brighton to increase your confidence in steep terrain.  For more information on the whole Vertfest event, go here.

Saturday, Mar 7
1:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731

The Utah Avalanche Center and Vertfest are teaming up to present Mountaineering for Backcountry Riders - Alpinist Techniques for Skiers & Snowboarders.​  Learn how to apply basic mountaineering techniques and practices to backcountry riding.  For more information on the whole Vertfest event, go here.

Saturday, Mar 7
1:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
Saturday, Mar 7
1:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
Sunday, Mar 8
9:00 AM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
Sunday, Mar 8
9:00 AM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
Sunday, Mar 8
1:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731

The Utah Avalanche Center and Vertfest teaming up to present a clinic just for women focused on Skiing Steep Lines.  This will be a 3 hour clinic in and around Brighton to increase your confidence in steep terrain.  For more information on the whole Vertfest event, go here.

Sunday, Mar 8
1:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
Sunday, Mar 8
1:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731

The Utah Avalanche Center, Vertfest, and Voile are teaming up to present an Intro to Splitboarding.  This will be a 3 hour clinic in the Brighton backcountry to introduce you to Splitboarding.  For more information on the whole Vertfest event, go here.

Tuesday, Mar 17
6:30 PM
Petzl
2929 Decker Lake Dr
West Valley City, UT
(801) 926-1500

Come enjoy a drink with badass alpinist Colin Haley and enjoy a slideshow presentation about his recent climbing expedition to Patagonia. He will also be walking us through some tips and tricks to make your life in the mountains a little easier. A must for aspiring, experienced, and armchair alpinists alike…

All proceeds benefit the Utah Avalanche Center.

Doors at 6:30pm, presentation starts at 7:00pm.

Thursday, Mar 19
6:00 PM
Wildflower Lounge at Snowbird
Iron Blossom Lodge
Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2222

Join us and Andrew McLean for a free slide show about the Slotterhouse, an area in the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in Alaska infested with steep couloirs, spectacular vistas, and endless mountaineering options.  Optional raffle for great gear to benefit the Utah Avalanche Center.

Thursday, Mar 26
6:00 PM
Wildflower Lounge at Snowbird
Iron Blossom Lodge
Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2222

Tonight's Utah Adventure Journal​ - Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort​ Speaker Series has been changed to The Essential Guide to Snowfall:  The Where, When, and Why of Big Dumps, by Matt Jeglum, University of Utah Atmospheric Science PhD candidate with an emphasis in powder riding and splitboard mountaineering.  Free, with a great gear raffle to benefit the UAC (we saved the best gear for last...).  Wildflower Lounge, 6 pm, 21+