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Avalanche Accidents 2008-2010

Are there patterns to prevention?

Published online: Nov 10, 2010 News
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Many people want to know ... what is happening?

 

Why are so many sledders getting caught in deadly avalanches?

 

What can we do to better protect our snowmobile community?

 

Hindsight is always 20/20. Looking back over the last couple of seasons, were there signs or actions that could have helped to avoid or reduce the extent of these accidents?

 

What made the snowpack so weak?

 

Will it happen again?

 

What can I do to prepare?

 

Find out in these two-hour seminars:

Nov. 15 - Calgary, AB

Nov. 16 - Red Deer, AB

Nov. 17 - Edmonton, AB

Nov. 18 - Saskatoon, SK

 

The Alberta Snowmobile Association and the Saskatchewan Snowmobile Association have partnered with Zac's and the Canadian Avalanche Centre in hopes of reaching an even wider audience.

 

The cost is only $20/pp. To register, go here http://bit.ly/9Jcszr.

 

Use the online system to sign up a group of 6 or more for just $15/pp. Follow the prompts to get your discounts.

 

Alison Dakin has more than 20 years experience making tough decisions while guiding large groups through all types of avalanche conditions and terrain.  Join Dakin Lori Zacaruk as they uncover key patterns in the terrain, snowpack and travel habits.

 

You ride a finely tuned machine.  

 

Take advantage of this opportunity to tune your mind.

 

Take pride in your skills. Each tip or trick to assess terrain and avalanche conditions strengthens your competence and confidence. 

 

Make every trip a round trip.