Tue, January 14, 2014

Observer Training – Snowmachine, Free class with CNFAIC forecasters


Join CNFAIC forecasters in the field to discuss how to COLLECT, RECORD, and SUBMIT snow and avalanche observations to your avalanche center.  This is an opportunity to snowmachine in the backcountry with CNFAIC staff and ask any burning questions you might have about avalanches, forecasting, Chugach National Forest, etc.

Prerequisite: Ability to ride a snowmachine off trail (moderate ability level).

Required gear: Avalanche beacon, shovel and probe in addition to your own snowmachine in working order.

Email to sign up.  Space is limited.

Cost – Free  (Consider a donation to the Friends-CNFAIC)

Meet at the Turnagain Pass parking lot at 10AM.  We’ll shoot to be back at the lot by 2PM.