Intro to Avalanche Safety Field Clinic #2
Date: February 22 PST
Trip-Signup Begins: Friday, January 31
Pre-Trip Meeting: Tuesday, February 18 at 4:30 PM in Sequoia
Learn the basics of snow science and avalanches in this class session and one-day field trip. We will snowshoe into the backcountry on Mt. Hood to learn how to evaluate snow and terrain conditions, use beacons, and practice rescue strategies. A mandatory 1.5 hour classroom session will introduce the concepts we will explore in the field. No previous experience needed.