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Backcountry & Avalanche Riding Safety Field Session

February 18, 2017, 9:00am - February 18, 2017, 4:00pm

Do you ride in the backcountry? This training will help you plan and prepare as a ready rider. Register here: alaskasnow.org/avalanche-backcountry-riding-safety-snowmachiners/ READY RIDERS *have avalanche rescue gear and practice using it *attend avalanche & backcountry riding safety classes *know where to find & use avalanche & weather forecasts/observations/information *recognize backcountry hazard including exposure to winter elements, poor visibility, glacier travel *communicate, plan, and manage their riding group Instructor, Kyle Sobek, will help you become a READY RIDER.

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Glennallen Backcountry Prepared Class at PWSC Copper Valley

February 17, 2017, 6:00pm - February 17, 2017, 8:00pm

LIVE TO RIDE ANOTHER DAY: Backcountry Prepared Program Instructor, Kyle Sobek, will lead a discussion on planning and preparing for travel in the backcountry. Topics covered include: helmets for motorized travel, winter hazards, avalanche, open water, glacier travel, hypothermia, summer hazards, boating, navigation, wildlife concerns, and gun safety. This presentation is in part funded by Department of Public Safety and the Alaska Avalanche Information Center.

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Valdez has received almost 30" of snow with more than 3.5" water equivalent in the last 72 hours. Re-set. alaskasnow.org/forecasts-observations/valdez/valdez-avalanche-forecasts/ ... See MoreSee Less

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