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Trip Information
Name: AventureSmart Snow Safety Education: Backcountry
Starts: Wed Dec 16, 2020
Meetup: Online at 7 PM
Return: Wed Dec 16, 2020

Registration opens: Wed Dec 16, 2020
Event category: Instructional Program
Difficulty grade: A1  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: No
Max participants: -

Organizer: Susanne Postill
Profile info:
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Participant Information
This is a free online course hosted by AdventureSmart. 250 spaces available, register here;
https://fb.me/e/1L5HbdwrO
 
Ski touring, hiking, split boarding, snowshoeing, microspike’ing, it all takes “snow safety education”.
 
AdventureSmart's Snow Safety Education ~ "Backcountry" presentation is intended to foster awareness of the risks associated with backcountry travel, focusing on how to be prepared and stay safe in unmanaged spaces.
 
If you're planning a backcountry adventure this winter on snowshoes, hiking with friends, ski touring or split boarding, this presentation's for you.
 
What topics will be covered?
- trip research
- decision making
- group dynamics
- navigation
- communications
- footwear
- emergency rescue
- avalanche awareness
- proper clothing
- safety gear
- unmanaged terrain
 
 
About AdventureSmart

AdventureSmart, and its suite of five programs, is a national prevention program focused on reaching Canadians, and visitors to Canada, who participate in outdoor recreational activities.

In order to provide the largest possible number of Canadians and visitors to Canada with consistent and relevant safety information, and to ensure that opportunities to engage the public are maximized, AdventureSmart and its partners take a broad, encompassing approach to the delivery of adaptable safety information in-person, and online.

Through the collaborative efforts of our various partners, regional coordinators, and volunteers, AdventureSmart is dedicated to encouraging participants to “Get informed and go outdoors”.

For more information about AdventureSmart, visit their website here: www.adventuresmart.ca


Register for the AdventureSmart webinar here: https://fb.me/e/1L5HbdwrO
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