Events

January 2017

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Wednesday, Jan 4
6:30 PM
Cherry Peak Resort
3200 E 11000 N
Richmond, UT 84333
(435) 200-5050

Know Before You Go is a free avalanche awareness program. Not much science, no warnings to stay out of the mountains, no formulas to memorize. In 1 hour, you will see the destructive power of avalanches, understand when and why they happen, and how you can have fun in the mountains and avoid avalanches.

Thursday, Jan 5
1:15 PM
Logan Ranger District
1500 East Highway 89
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 755-3620

Skiing and riding in the backcountry is safer and more fun when you understand avalanches, knowing when you can go big and when to dial it back. Nobody wants to be that partner that can't make informed decisions or be counted on in a rescue. Spend an evening in a classroom and a day on the snow with the pros to learn how to get out in the backcountry, have fun and come home ready to do it again.

Thursday, Jan 5
6:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
Saturday, Jan 7
1:30 PM
Powder Mountain
6965 E Powder Mountain Rd.
Eden, UT 84310
801-745-3772

*Talk will be held at the Powder Keg Bar at Powder mountain*

Monday, Jan 9
7:00 PM
Brewvies
677 South 200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 355-5500
Tuesday, Jan 10
6:30 PM
Treasure Mountain Middle School
2530 Kearns Blvd
Park City, UT
Tuesday, Jan 10
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market - Sugarhouse
1131 E Wilmington Ave
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
(801) 359-7913

Know Before You Go is a free avalanche awareness program. Not much science, no warnings to stay out of the mountains, no formulas to memorize. In 1 hour, you will see the destructive power of avalanches, understand when and why they happen, and how you can have fun in the mountains and avoid avalanches.

Thursday, Jan 12
6:00 PM
AMER Sports Factory Store
2030 Lincoln Avenue
Ogden, UT

Learn how to travel safely in avalanche terrain. This workshop begins with a three hour evening class followed by a on-the-snow field day.  Taught by UAC Forecaster Craig Gordon and members of Snowbasin Ski Patrol.

Thursday, Jan 12
6:00 PM
Wildflower Lounge at Snowbird
Iron Blossom Lodge
Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2222
Thursday, Jan 12
6:30 PM
Big Pine Sport
340 N Milburn Rd
Fairview, UT 84629
(435) 427-3338

Whether you're a complete novice or a seasoned backcountry enthusiast, you will get something from this presentation.  We'll review safety gear, talk about where to get daily avalanche information and most important share tips on how to stay out of avalanches.  We'll also cover how weak layers are formed and how to manage them.  

There will be food and drinks and some discounts on gear.

Friday, Jan 13
12:30 PM
Powder Mountain
6965 E Powder Mountain Rd.
Eden, UT 84310
801-745-3772

CANCELLED! 

Unfortunately we are going to have to reschedule this event. Powder Mountain was shut down most of the week because of the storm and they are focused on re-opening and getting all that fresh powder skied up. Stay tuned for the re-scheduled date. We appreciate your understanding. 

 

Friday, Jan 13
5:00 PM
Snowbasin Resort
3925 Snow Basin Rd
Hunstville, UT, 84317

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

Friday, Jan 13
6:00 PM
AD Triple S Motorsports
2339 S 1900 W
West Haven, UT 84401
(801) 393-4561

Know Before You Go is a free avalanche awareness program. Not much science, no warnings to stay out of the mountains, no formulas to memorize. In 1 hour, you will see the destructive power of avalanches, understand when and why they happen, and how you can have fun in the mountains and avoid avalanches.

Tuesday, Jan 17
6:00 PM
Alta Ski Resort
Highway 210, Little Cottonwood Canyon
Alta, Utah 84092
(801) 359-1078

This class is for Alta Business Employees Only. The businesses include all the lodges, restaurants, etc within the Town of Alta. 

Wednesday, Jan 18
7:00 PM
Black Diamond Store
2092 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84124

Know Before You Go is a free avalanche awareness program. Not much science, no warnings to stay out of the mountains, no formulas to memorize. In 1 hour, you will see the destructive power of avalanches, understand when and why they happen, and how you can have fun in the mountains and avoid avalanches.

Thursday, Jan 19
6:00 PM
Tri City Performance
461 S Frontage Rd
Centerville, UT
(801) 298-8081

The Utah Avalanche Center and Boondockers bring you Sled Avalanche and Riding Skills 2017 – a day of riding with and learning from the best.

Thursday, Jan 19
6:00 PM
Wildflower Lounge at Snowbird
Iron Blossom Lodge
Snowbird, UT 84092
(801) 933-2222
Friday, Jan 20
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.

Wednesday, Jan 25
7:00 PM
Black Diamond Store
2092 E 3900 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84124

Black Diamond will host the Utah Avalanche Center for another year of Fireside Chats.

UAC forecaster Drew Hardesty's topic - Expert Intuition in Low Frequency High Risk events

Thursday, Jan 26
6:00 PM
REI Salt Lake
3285 E 3300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
(801) 486-2100

Snowshoeing in the backcountry is safer and more fun when you have at least a basic understanding of avalanches. Nobody wants to travel with a partner that can't make informed decisions, or be counted on in a rescue. Spend an evening in the classroom and a day on the snow with pros. Learn how to get out in the backcountry, have fun and come home ready to do it again. 

Thursday, Jan 26
6:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731