training in back country for beacon use ***full***
The Utah Avalanche Center is teaming with the WMC to support beacon practice in the field. Join us to practice, learn, and refresh beacon usage. Required equipment include beacon, probe,shovel and proper outdoor gear for weather conditions. If you need to borrow a beacon please inform organizer. Skiis, split boards, and snowshoes are welcomed and may be needed pending conditions. Optional ski or snowshoe to follow. Make a day out of it and join the WMC Pray for Snow party at lodge. It gave us good luck last year! Event subject to change or cancel pending snow conditions. Volunteers needed. Check WMC website and WMC emails for updates. Suggested donation for non-members $10 at time of event. The location for the beacon practice will be ***Silver Fork Visitors Center at Brighton.up Big Cottonwood Canyon. Meet at parking lot and park or carpool. Light hiking may be needed.
|Date:||Sat Dec 2 2017|
|Meeting Place:||Up Big Cottonwood canyon to Brighton's Silver Fork Visitors Center.). Meet at parking lot for group and watch for WMC sign on the car.|
|Meeting Time:||9:30 am|
|Carpool Place:||6200 South Park & Ride (6500 South Wasatch Boulevard, Holladay, UT)|
|Carpool Time:||9:00 am|
This activity is being organized by a Wasatch Mountain Club