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Avalanche Terrain Observation Workshop

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Avalanche Terrain Observation Workshop

Saturday, March 9, 2019


Avalanche Terrain Observation*

This is a follow up to the popular Companion Rescue Skills course. 

  • Avalanche terrain recognition skills
  • Safe travel decisions
  • WAC avalanche hazard discussion
  • Avalanche rescue drill

Workshops begin at 9 am. Participants will meet outside the Mission Ridge Base Patrol First Aid Room. Please be prepared with all your ski and snowboard gear to ride the chairlift to the summit at 9am. 

*This workshop requires Advanced Skiing/Riding skills and the completion of the Companion Rescue Course.

**Lift tickets or pass to be provided by the student.

The David Pettigrew Mountain Safety Workshops at Mission Ridge are conducted and administrated by Mission Ridge.  The instructors are Mission Ridge professional patrollers.  The David Pettigrew Memorial Foundation has made contributions to Mission Ridge to support these workshops.

For more information, or to register for this and other David Pettigrew Memorial Foundation courses, follow the link below:


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  • Date: March 9th, 2019
  • Time: 9:00am
  • Where: Meet outside the First Aid Room in the Base Area

Perfect for our family of four

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