ski meeting/social: free avalanche awareness talk

This multi-media talk has an exciting 15-minute video on avalanches plus a 1/2hr. PowerPoint on how to stay alive in avalanche terrain including terrain, snow stability, safe travel and rescue. Subjects include: avalanche rescue, how avalanches work, reading avalanche terrain, obvious clues to instability, avalanche weather, safe travel practices and essential equipment. This talk is presented by the staff of the Utah Avalanche Center, who are some of the foremost avalanche experts in the country. Registration is strongly recommended. If you register for any of our free in-store presentations, 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. Register at http://www.rei.com/stores/19

Level:NTD-
Organizer:Walter* Haas
Phone:801-209-2545
Date:Thu Jan 5 2012
Meeting Place:REI Salt Lake City, 3285 E 3300 S
Meeting Time:7:00 pm