Snowmobile Avalanche Awareness Clinic with Field Day

The Bridgeport Avalanche Center is offering three FREE Avalanche Awareness with Field Day clinics this winter.  Each clinic consists of a two hour evening classroom session followed the next day by a full day field session.

Topics include: how to read and understand avalanche advisories, avalanche terrain recognition, the effects of weather on avalanche hazard, signs of snowpack instability, decision-making skills for riding in avalanche terrain, and basic avalanche companion rescue.

Participants in the field session will each need a reliable snowmobile and basic mountain riding skills.  A modern avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, and helmet are required equipment for the field session and must be provided by the participant.

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