Backcountry Decision Making and Planning for Success
Attn. winter backcountry enthusiasts! The FREE Avalanche Education Series from Tahoe Mountain Sports is returning to Truckee. Come to the first of four events in the series - Backcountry Decision Making and Planning for Success - on October 30th at Alibi.
Don Triplat will kick off the night, speaking about how to read the avalanche report, check the weather, and make good decisions in the backcountry. From there, Renee Elsdon Jacobs will share her knowledge of Caltopo, an online mapping program, and Patrick Freeman and Matt French will discuss how to use Garmin navigation and safety tools. Towards the end of the night, you'll have a chance to run through scenarios in small groups with each speaker.
Bring cash for the huge raffle benefiting the Sierra Avalanche Center, Tahoe’s local avalanche forecasting center which provides a wealth of information to backcountry skiers, riders, and sledders. Their mission is to inform and educate the public about backcountry avalanche conditions in the greater Tahoe area. There will be tons of swag from Ortovox, Garmin, Spark R&D, Black Diamond, Flylow Gear, Dynafit, Weston, and Julbo.