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  • Avy Days
  • Saturday • January 21, 2023
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • On Mountain
  • Sunday • January 22, 2023
  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • On Mountain

To prevent avalanche accidents and help people make good decisions in avalanche terrain, the Canadian Avalanche Centre (CAC) share their expertise to help people keep safe in the mountains during Avalanche Awareness Day.

Learn about your winter environment from our very own Fernie Pro Patrol with fun and interactive activities for the whole family. Activities include transceiver education & demo, trivia, and everyone’s favourite – the CARDA dog demos!

There will also be a fundraising gear auction in the Griz Bar - all proceeds go to support Avalalance Canada's snow safety education programs. 

There will be a number of activities going on during the day including:

  • Avalanche education
  • Transceiver demo
  • CARDA Dog demo
  • Snow pit demo


Saturday, January 21st

1 pm – 3 pm: Transceiver Hunt @ Transceiver Training Area (located up the mountain on Heartland just above 100% road)

Apres: Fundraising Auction in the Griz Bar (the auction will take place during the band’s set break approx 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm)

Sunday, January 22nd

11 am: CARDA Dog Demo @ Base Area – Above the Winter Sports School Meeting Area near the Deer Chair

1 pm: Snow Pit Profile Demo @ Top of the Bear Chair

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  • 5339 Fernie Ski Hill Road, Fernie, BC, V0B 1M6