In collaboration with the Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC), a
research team at Simon Fraser University
in Vancouver is
currently conducting an online survey on mountain snowmobiling and avalanche
The goal of the research team is to gather information
on how mountain riders perceive avalanche hazard and how we decide where
The results of this study will lead to tools and
services that better support our sled community.
While there are occasional references to the Canadian
Avalanche Centre, this survey is geared to mountain snowmobilers in general and
riders from other countries can simply substitute in their local forecast
organizations as appropriate.
CLICK HERE TO BEGIN THE SURVEY - Simon Fraser
University - Mountain
Snowmobiling Study 2012.
Simply click on 'Create personal survey account' to start.
As a token of appreciation, participants who complete
the survey before May 30 will be entered in a draw for one of
five two-night stays at a popular British
Columbia snowmobile destination.
Curious about which towns/hotels were selected? CLICK HERE for prize details..
Be sure to note on the first page of the survey that you
were referred by Zac's Tracs. To introduce a bit of healthy fun, this
Invitation has been posted on SnoWest.com as well.
Avalanche Training -
For more details just click on the town below
(min class numbers required for programs to run)
CLICK HERE to view a Zac's Schedule for 2012-13