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Avalanche Awareness Talk

  • 10 city square Charlestown, MA (map)

An Avalanche Awareness Talk will be held on Wednesday Feb 28, 2018 at 6:30 pm at the AMC headquarters at City Square.    

It is easy to dismiss avalanches as a hazard that don't affect people in New England, but unfortunately people do die in avalanches here in the Northeast, and you don't have to be a skier either, this hazard can affect climbers and hikers too.  

Fortunately the risk of this hazard can be mitigated through knowledge and education.  This talk is a first step in that process, it makes one aware of the hazard and presents a launching point for furthering your knowledge about avalanches and the risk they pose.  

The talk will be about 45 - 60 minutes long and will incorporate photos, video and discussion.  It is geared towards AMC leaders and co-leaders who lead winter hiking, backcountry skiing, or ice climbing trips.

If you are interested in attending, or have any questions, please contact Mike Bratina (mbratina@gmail.com).  This is being held in the conference room at City Square so space is limited. 

Date: Wednesday Feb 28, 2018

Time: 6:30 pm

Location: 

Appalachian Mountain Club

10 City Square

Charlestown, MA 02129

Earlier Event: February 23
Open Cabin Weekend
Later Event: March 1
March Climber's Night