Events

December 2016

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Friday, Dec 2
8:00 PM
Milo Sport Orem
359 E University Pkwy
Orem, UT 84058
(801) 426-4300
Saturday, Dec 3
6:00 PM
Wasatch Country Search & Rescue
1359 S US Highway 40
Heber City, Utah 84032
Monday, Dec 5
6:30 PM
Union Grill Ogden
315 24th St
Ogden, UT 84401
(801) 621-2830

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

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.

Wednesday, Dec 7
6:30 PM
The Italian Place
48 Federal Ave
Logan, UT 84321

Winter is just around the corner! Come join us for what has become a can't-miss, pre-season get together to celebrate with fellow snow lovers all to support the Utah Avalanche Center in Logan. There will be lots of silent auction and raffle items so come prepared to do a little holiday shopping! Buy your tickets online for a discount or pay at the door. Call 757-2794 for more information.

Thursday, Dec 8
6:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
Thursday, Dec 8
7:00 PM
Whole Foods Market Trolley Square
544 S 700 E, Trolley Square
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 924-9060

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.

Whole Foods Market will be donating all the 'Bag Donation' proceeds from 3 stores (Trolley / Sugar House / Cottonwood Heights) to the Utah Avalanche Center for Q1 (beginning of October - January 15th)

Saturday, Dec 10
4:00 PM
Box Elder County Fairgrounds
N 1000 W
Tremonton, UT 84337
(435) 695-2551

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.

Join us at the Northern Utah Snow Show December 10th at 4pm.

Monday, Dec 12
9:00 AM
Alta Ski Resort
Highway 210, Little Cottonwood Canyon
Alta, Utah 84092
(801) 359-1078

Monday, December 12th Alta Community Enrichment, SheJumps and the Utah Avalanche Center are hosting a free women's beacon from 9 am to 11:30 am. Join us at Alta Ski Resort to learn how to properly use your rescue gear. We will go over efficient beacon search, proper probing techniques and strategic shoveling practices. Whether you are just getting started or are a backcountry veteran this is a great way to help refresh your skills! 

 

Wednesday, Dec 14
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.

Join the Utah Avalanche Center and avalanche professionals to hone your partner rescue skills, covering scene assessment, beacon searching, probing, strategic digging, and packaging and transporting an injured partner. This class is a great early- season refresher for experienced backcountry travelers. 

Wednesday, Dec 14
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. A professional Utah Avalanche Center Forecaster will present on a range of topics related to snow, weather and avalanches. From discussing current snow and avalanche conditions in our own Wasatch Range to more efficient on the fly snow assessment and everything in between. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and help steer the dialogue. If you have specific questions please ask!

Fireside Chats are Free to attend but encourage a small donation to the Utah Avalanche Center.

Thursday, Dec 15
6:00 PM
Brighton Resort
8302 S Brighton Loop Rd
Brighton, UT 84121
(801) 532-4731
Thursday, Dec 15
6:30 PM
Grand County Library
257 E Center St
Moab, UT 84532
(435) 259-1111

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.

Monday, Dec 19
7:30 PM
Emery County Sheriff Office
1850 Des Bee Dove Road
Castle Dale, Utah 84513
435-381-2404

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.