2017 U.S. Snow and Avalanche Workshops Schedule

Mark your calendars and get educated at one of the U.S. regional professional snow and avalanche workshops. These pre-season gatherings of snow travelers are a great way to share knowledge, learn, laugh, and network. Meetings are intended for ski patrollers, avalanche forecasters, road maintenance personnel, ski guides, avalanche education instructors, snowmobile professionals, undergraduate and graduate students, and applied researchers, and also open to anyone in the community.

Click the orange hyperlink below to learn more and register for your local U.S. Snow and Avalanche Workshop provided in conjunction with the American Avalanche Association.

SNOW AND AVALANCHE WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE – OCTOBER 2017

Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop (CSAW) – October 6, 2017 – Breckenridge Riverwalk Center – Breckenridge, Colorado.

Montana State University Snow and Avalanche Workshop (MSU SAW) – October 11, 2017 – Strand Union Building – Bozeman, Montana.

California Snow and Avalanche Workshop (CaSAW) – October 14, 2017 – Lake Tahoe Community Center – Tahoe, California.

Northwest Snow and Avalanche Workshop (NSAW) – October 22, 2017 – The Mountaineers – Seattle, Washington.

Wyoming Snow and Avalanche Workshop (WYSAW) – October 28, 2017 – Center for the Arts – Jackson, Wyoming.

Snow and avalanche workshops are a great opportunity to hear from some of the field’s top avalanche safety experts. In this video, BCA Ambassador Sarah Carpenter presents the use of checklists to improve backcountry safety and decision making during the 2016 Northwest Snow and Avalanche Workshop. Don’t miss out!

SNOW AND AVALANCHE SAFETY WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE – November 2017

South Central Alaska Avalanche Workshop – November 3, 2017 – Alaska Pacific University – Anchorage, Alaska.

Northern Rockies Snow and Avalanche Workshop (NRSAW) – November 4, 2017 – O’Shaughnessy Cultural Arts Center – Whitefish, Montana.

Utah Snow and Avalanche Workshop (USAW) – November 4-5, 2017 – Cliff Lodge – Sandy, Utah.

Eastern Snow and Avalanche Workshop (ESAW) – November 11, 2017 – Laura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center – Fryeburg, Maine.

SNOW AND AVALANCHE SAFETY WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE – December 2017

Southeast Alaska Snow and Avalanche Workshop (SEASAW) – December 9, 2017 – Juneau, Alaska.