Today is our Backcountry Day event at Monarch Mountain! Join us and the CO AVITalks as part of NSAA National Safety Month for backcountry education and activities. Attend a Know Before You Go presentation, check out backcountry equipment vendors, and take part in uphill/downhill activities. Backcountry equipment demos, avi dogs demonstrations, and dawn patrol tour (uphill/downhill event). Colorado Mtn College, Avalanche Science Program, will conduct workshops on backcountry trip planning, avi beacon use, and digging snowpits as well as leading a short backcountry tour. The event is free of charge, but everyone participating in the uphill on-mountain activities must sign an uphill waiver.
CO AVITalks-Saturday night in Salida, Jan 12- 7-10pm
Great presentations on avalanche education, Social hour, great local beer, silent auction, giveaways, vendor tables, great music, and ski videos. Held at the coolest venue in Salida, “A Church”, 419 D Street.