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Avalanche Clinic - TBD (Training)

Learn the skills to be safer in the snow this winter!

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Avalanche Clinic - TBD (Training)
Avalanche Clinic - TBD (Training)

Time & Location

Dec 16, 2023, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Location is TBD

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About the event

This is a training activity, open for everyone

Itinerary:

1:00 pm - Carpooling

2:00 pm - Meet at bathrooms on west side of parking lot

2:15 pm - 4:30 pm - Clinic

Activity: This is a hand's on clinic for all Assistant Guides wishing to assist in winter activities for 2022: Snowshoeing, Snowboarding, Cross Country Skiing or Downhill Skiing.

Directions: Aspen Grove parking lot, American Fork Cyn, Provo

Cost: $10.00 (to cover avalanche gear: beacons/shovels/probes @UVU Outdoor Adventure Center ) AND $6.00 day pass or free with National Parks Pass

Avalanche Clinic: Discuss avalanche safety and awareness and KBYG video; Discuss snow pack; Learn about slope and hazardous terrain; Dig snow pits; Play with avalanche beacons; Practice search and rescue techniques with beacons, probes and shovels.

Gear: WATERPROOF boots or non-waterproof boots/shoes, gaiters (optional - can rent), (NO COTTON) thermal top and bottom, wool socks or just not cotton socks, snow pants, long sleeve fleece, light waterproof jacket, gloves, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or regular back pack, 1 Liters water, 2-3 snacks. We will provide beacons, shovels, probes.

Rentals: Avalanche Gear (beacon, shovel, probe) $10 UVU Adventure Center, $30 U of U Outdoor Adventures

Notes: We use the following apps...

Trailforks for Android & iOS: https://www.trailforks.com/apps/map/

Avalanche Forecast for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.avalancheforecasts.avalancheforecasts

Avalanche Forecast for iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/utah-avalanche-center/id605579982 OR https://apps.apple.com/us/app/avalanche-forecasts/id501231389

Guide: Emily Hacken 801-860-4591

Base Commander: JD Hacken 801-793-1809

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