Afternoon (for novices that have never taken an avalanche course or
anyone interested): Doors open at 1:30 pm. Presentations run 2:00
pm – 4 pm (may run slightly longer to accommodate questions)
This session is an introduction to the basics of recreational avalanche
safety, with plenty of time for questions and discussion. Presenters
This seminar is targeted at newer backcountry users who have never
taken an avalanche course.
Mark Bender, Avalanche Canada forecaster, speaking on Basic
Avalanche Awareness (looking at terrain, avalanche activity, triggers,
North Shore SAR volunteer, Peter Marshall, will present a case study
of the Runner Peak incident from February 2019
Brent Loewen, snowshoe ambassador and guide in the N. Shore
mountains, will present on his personal journey and education in the
AdventureSmart will have a presentation on Trip Planning
sign-ups are no longer available for this event.