Fri, Nov 09 | The Collective

Avalanche Awareness Class

Matt Schonwald will talk about how to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a backcountry trip, to understand basic decision making while in the field, and to learn rescue techniques required to find and dig up a buried person (if an avalanche occurs and someone is caught).
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Avalanche Awareness Class

Time & Location

Nov 09, 2018, 7:00 PM
The Collective, 400 Dexter Avenue North, Seattle, WA, USA

About the Event

Matt Schonwald is the founder of BC Adventure Guides, a certified Ski-Mountaineering Guide with the American Mountain Guides Association and a certified Avalanche Instructor with the American Avalanche Association dedicated to perfecting his craft.

NWAC will also be present - The Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC) is a collaborative effort between the US Forest Service Northwest Avalanche Center and the non-profit Northwest Avalanche Center, registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. The mission of NWAC is to save lives and reduce the impacts of avalanches on recreation, industry and transportation in the Cascade and Olympic Mountains of Washington and northern Oregon through mountain weather and avalanche forecasting, data collection and education.

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