Town Services

Intro to Winter Backcountry Travel & Avalanche Avoidance

Learn the basics to reading weather and terrain to make for a safe outing in the backcountry. You'll get hands on experience with specialized gear, and learn a proven, step-by-step approach to safely navigate dangerous, avalanche prone terrain. Participants will learn how weather impacts the likelihood of an avalanche and the mechanics of them.

The class consists of:

Indoor Classroom Session: Tuesday, February 27, 5:00PM-8:00PM

Outdoor Field Day: Wednesday, February 28, 8:00AM-4:00PM


A minimum of 5 and a max of 12 participants are needed. 


Cost: $25 for Tuesday only, $75 for Wednesday only, $85 for both.

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 23

Register online or by calling 970-887-3961