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Tue, Jan 16

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Gearhouse Basecamp

NWAC Avalanche Awareness

Join professional forecasters for avalanche awareness for all snow sport enthusiasts!

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NWAC Avalanche Awareness
NWAC Avalanche Awareness

Time & Location

Jan 16, 2024, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Gearhouse Basecamp, 800 E Thomas St, Seattle, WA 98102, USA

About the event

Whether you ski, snowshoe, snowboard, or snowmobile, recognition of avalanche danger is an essential and potentially lifesaving skill. 

What to Expect

This introductory class provides a basic approach to managing risk. NWAC instructors will explain how to access avalanche and mountain weather forecasts and recognize basic signs of avalanche danger

The Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC) will offer this free avalanche class to the Gearhouse community and other interested snow sport enthusiasts at Gearhouse's Basecamp Cafe & Bar. These classes are a 90 minute introductory presentation geared towards the novice wintertime backcountry user.

About NWAC

The Northwest Avalanche Center exists to increase avalanche awareness, reduce avalanche impacts, and equip the community with mountain weather and avalanche forecasts, education, and data.

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