avalanche awareness: free women's talk - December 3, 2012
KICK OFF your winter backcountry adventures with this Ladies-Only Avalanche Awareness event. The Utah AvalancheCenter's Evelyn Lees will give a 40 minute Avalanche Awareness presentation including an exciting 15-minute video followed by an insightful PowerPoint on how to stay alive in avalanche terrain. It's a great introduction or review of avalanche safety basics. Get info about the 2012-'13 UAC Ladies Avalanche Series & learn about the SheJumps community & other female driven outdoor opportunities. Then meet Lucy Dettmer, at 92-years young, who will share her experiences, knowledge & wisdom of an exceptional & inspirational personal history of peak-bagging, traveling foreign countries (including a first ski descent in Japan) & exploring the western US backcountry. Lucy is a true pioneer for both women & the spirit of adventure.Registration is strongly recommended. If you register, we will hold a seat for you until the scheduled start. If you do not arrive to claim your seat before this time, we will release it to the general public. Seating may be available at the door, even if the registration is closed.