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Avalanche Training for the East Side

Winter is around the corner! Join Alpine County Tobacco Free and the Nick Dodov Foundation on December 18th at 5.00-6.30pm for an avalanche safety presentation to refresh your knowledge and learn more how to travel safe in avalanche terrain for FREE Avalanche Awareness Presentation of the Program “Know Before You Go” in the Turtle Rock Community Center, Markleeville, California. Presented in cooperation with the Alpine Trail Association and Alpine Watershed Group.

THE EVENT IS OPEN TO PUBLIC!
Everyone is welcome!
The Program is presented by Jason Bilek, NDF Avalanche Educator, Professional Observer for Sierra Avalanche Center, Heli Snowboard Guide.
In 1 hour, you will see the destructive power of avalanches, understand when and why they happen, and how you can have fun in the mountains and avoid avalanches.
There are some simple steps you can take to have fun and stay safe in avalanche country.
Before you go into the mountains in winter Know Before You Go!
The program stresses five steps of preparation to ensure the safest possible skiing/snowboarding experience when in uncontrolled areas.
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GET OUT OF HARMS WAY
The program includes a 15 minutes video and a slide deck.
The video shows the destructive power of avalanches and what you need to know to stay safe in avalanche terrain
Slide presentation by our Avalanche educator explains with more details about how to spot avalanche danger, how to navigate in avalanche terrain, what gear to carry and how to use it, how to find a report of current avalanche conditions in the area, and how to learn more about avalanches.
TOBACCO-FREE EVENT!

Mountains are alive and help us thrive. Tobacco just doesn’t jive. A tobacco free lifestyle is our ticket to playing in the mountains. Our bodies take us great places, we have to care about what we are putting into it. We don’t smoke tobacco and neither should you.