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Avalanche Awareness

Avalanche Awareness classes are a collaborative partnership between Northwest Avalanche Center (NWAC) and the American Institute of Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE)

2018-12-08 12:30:00 2018-12-08 14:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Avalanche Awareness Targeting the young and unaware backcountry traveler, our Avalanche Awareness class introduces the concepts of avalanche danger recognition and how to reduce your risk. Darrington Library

Saturday, December 08
12:30pm - 2:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-12-08 12:30:00 2018-12-08 14:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Avalanche Awareness Targeting the young and unaware backcountry traveler, our Avalanche Awareness class introduces the concepts of avalanche danger recognition and how to reduce your risk. Darrington Library

Targeting the young and unaware backcountry traveler, our Avalanche Awareness class introduces the concepts of avalanche danger recognition and how to reduce your risk.

Targeting the young and unaware backcountry traveler, our Avalanche Awareness class introduces the concepts of avalanche danger recognition and how to reduce your risk along with:

-Where and why avalanches occur
-Understating who gets caught and why
-Providing a basic approach to staying safe in the backcountry


NWAC–AIARE Avalanche Awareness Class Student Learning Outcomes:

-Learn to access NWAC avalanche and weather forecasts
-Recognize basic signs of avalanche danger
-Learn to avoid avalanche danger
-Understand the need for companion rescue techniques and equipment


The class utilizes interactive presentation materials and local case histories and encourages questions from the audience.

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Darrington Library

Phone: 360-436-1600
Fax: 360-436-1659
Library Manager:
Asheley Bryson

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About the Library

Darrington Library is a Safe Place for young people.
Need a warm place? Contact North Counties' Family Services

Accommodations for people with disabilities will be provided upon request for library events. Please contact us two weeks in advance if you have special needs.

Upcoming events

Darrington Meeting Room
Wed, Dec 12, 11:00am - 11:45am