winter mountaineering risk management workshop - February 11, 2024

This workshop will provide skill development on risk management for winter mountaineering as well as ski mountaineering/touring and snowshoe touring. We will have an instructor from the U of U's Department of Recreation and Tourism. Topics to be covered are included, but not limited to, risk management in winter conditions; winter terrain hazards - avalanche risks, cornices; whiteout navigation; clothing; additional gear for winter - e.g. avalanche gear, snowshoes/skis; overnight gear & skills - bivy, shelter; climbing gear & skills on snow/ice - climbing protection on snow/ice; food & drinks in winter conditions. Approximately 8:00 am-2pm. Location TBA. Instruction donation - $20/person. Limit 15 participants. Registration is required. WMC members only. Max 15. Registrants will receive more detailed info including the list of required and optional gear.

Organizer:Akiko Kamimura
Date:Sun Feb 11 2024
Meeting Place:Registration required