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4.8.16 Backcountry Prepared - Arctic Man Snowpack Evaluation

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Arctic Man

Mile 189 Richardson Highway

Paxon, AK 99737

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Join the professionals at the Alaska Avalanche Information Center for this special workshop focusing on Snowpack Evaluation. Layers related to seasonal weather.

Learn the skills you need to make decisions based on solid facts. Don't get caught unprepared, make sure you have the tools and knowledge you need so you'll know how to respond in an emergency situation.

Appropriate for everyone age 10 and up from newcomers to those with experience looking to brush up their skills. This program is for riders who want to be able to recognize avalanche terrain for proper management or avoidance.

This course is free thanks to support from the Alaska Deptartment of Public Safety. Students under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

No age restrictions but recommended for everyone age 10 and up. All students under 16 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Relase of Liability consent form requird.for ALL students.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Meet at the Avalanche Center near the Arctic Man Main Tent approximately 15 minutes before program starts. Liability Release forms required to attend. This will include a short ride so come on a snowmachine with appropriate gear and ready to ride.

What can/can't I bring to the event?

Bring friends and any rescue equipment you may have (beacon, shovel, probe) Do not bring pets.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact Kevin Salys at 907-255-2242 or email info@alaskasnow.org

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