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Intro to Avalanche Safety Field Clinic #2

Date: February 22 PST

Sequoia Building

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.   

 

 

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