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Backcountry Safety - Valdez

Date:
Sat Nov 18, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:
Valdez Civic Center Map
Region:
Southcentral
Girl Fee:
Free
Adult Fee:
$10
 

The Avalanche Information Center in Valdez is hosting an avalanche safety event open to Girl Scouts! This training will get you and your riding partners practicing avalanche rescue to save lives.

Grades: Girl Scouts ages 8-18 with adult participation
Cost: Girls - Free, Adults - $10

Girls will learn:

  • trailhead checks
  • travel protocol
  • how to anticipate avalanche consequences
  • organized companion rescue strategy
  • search techniques
  • how to request EMS/ICS response

Questions? Contact Kyle Sobek at 907.461.7882 or ksobek@alaskasnow.org