To prevent avalanche accidents and help people make good decisions in avalanche terrain, Avalanche Canada and avalanche professionals in over 30 Canadian communities share their expertise to help people keep safe in the mountains during Avalanche Awareness.
Here in Fernie we have a full day of interactive and educational activities in the plaza and on mountain! The day culminates with a fundraising auction up in the Griz Bar with proceeds going towards Avalanche Canada to support their public education programs.
In the market for a new snowboard? Come down and try out the latest and newest technologies from Burton Snowboards!!! The Burton rep will be setup just outside the rental shop from 9:30am – 3:30pm and can get you set up on the board that best meets your needs. Demo is free however photo ID and credit card are required to be able to try out the boards.
PLUS….KIDS AGES 3-5 COME OUT AND TRY BURTON’s RIGLET SNOWBOARD PROGRAM!!
Repeats every day 1 times. Also includes Sat Jan 13 2018.
Saturday, January 13, 2018
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
8:00am - 5:00pm
The AST 1 curriculum, developed by Avalanche Canada, is the essential first step in developing your decision making framework for venturing into winter backcountry avalanche terrain. This 2-day course includes one day of classroom theory, and one day putting theory to practice in the field.
Although sledding was not always a part of her life pre-stroke it has definitely become a way of life in the chapters that followed. It's inspired her to keep pushing and to help others feel inspired by a sport that can be so intimidating.