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Know Before You Go: Avalanche Awareness Talk

Monday, Aug 03 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Lecture & Readings
Swaner EcoCenter - Map it
This multi-media talk has an exciting 15-minute video on avalanches plus a 1/2 hr. PowerPoint on how to stay alive in avalanche terrain including snow stability, safe travel and rescue. This lecture will cover avalanche rescue, how avalanches work, reading avalanche terrain, obvious clues to instability, avalanche weather, safe travel practices and essential equipment. This talk is presented by the staff of the Utah Avalanche Center, who are some of the foremost avalanche experts in the country. The event is intended for both those who have little to no knowledge of avalanches as well as seasoned backcountry travelers who are interested in refreshing some basic avalanche knowledge. This event is free to the public and will be held at the Swaner EcoCenter. For more information or to RSVP, please contact us at or call 435-649-1767
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Students Alumni Faculty Staff Public 
Sally Tauber