- Pre-Trip Planning
Each winter, Avalanche Canada participates in events that promote public avalanche safety. We appreciate the support from all our partners in helping to deliver these events. Together, we can reach many more people with avalanche awareness messaging.
We will be partnering with Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) once again, bringing avalanche awareneness presentations to 4 different stores. Please check back for updates.
Backcountry Workshops at MEC:
Edmonton MEC: Thursday, Oct. 31, 7 - 8:30 pm
Calgary MEC: Sunday, Nov. 23, 12:00 - 1:30 and 2 - 3 pm
N. Vancouver MEC: Thursday, Nov. 20, 7pm-8:30pm
Other partner events include:
CAPOW: at Freshtival, Oct. 18 - 19, Calgary
SwapToberfest, Snowmobile and ATV swap with proceeds to Avalanche Canada, Oct 25 , Whistler RV Park (see attached poster)
MEC Snowfest - Langley BC: All day event on Nov 9 with Guest Speaker, Peter Marshall of Avalanche Canada
Days of My Youth (films sponsored by Red Bull), Calgary, Nov. 14-15 at Cardel Home Theatre
Whistler Blackcomb Forecasters Forum: Nov. 22, Whistler
Univ of BC - Varsity Outdoor Club: UBC- Buchannon A Bldg Room, Nov 26, The Jared Stanley Memorial Speaker Night with guest speaker
MEC Snowfest - Calgary AB: All day event on Nov 16 with representatives from Avalanche Canada
Thunderstruck movie premier and fundraiser: Nov. 29, Hillcrest Hotel, Revelstoke
Staying Alive Night at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden: Dec. 11 with a special guest speaker from Avalanche Canada
Canuck Splitfest: Jan 9 & 10, Rogers Pass/Revelstoke, presented by Prior
Arcteryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge: Jan. 10, Whistler. Donation proceeds going to Avalanche Canada
Shreducation with CAPOW!: January 29, Revelstoke
Please check back through the season for updates.
If you would like Avalanche Canada to participate in an avalanche awareness event in your community, please contact us.