Kodiak Search & Rescue is sponsoring an
Alaska Avalanche School Awareness and Rescue class.
Thursday December 12. 7pm At the Kodiak Refuge Visitors center.
There is no cost, and the presentation is open to the public.
This is a great class for everyone, from the novice to experienced back country traveler.
It is also an opportunity to ask questions and tune up your skills.
Topics covered will include;
* Safe travel skills in avalanche terrain
*Recognition of avalanche terrain
* How snow pack stability, terrain, weather and you as the avalanche trigger contribute to avalanche occurrence.
* Actions to take as a survivor and rescuer.
Each year more experienced people get caught in slides! Why? Enthusiasm ! Simple mistakes! If you have questions about this class or KISAR contact Steve at 539-2299.