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  • Elk Valley Snow and Avalanche Workshop
  • Saturday • November 10, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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This one-day seminar welcomes avalanche professionals and recreationalists alike to engage in vibrant discussions and learn from fellow avalanche practitioners.

NB: This event is now sold out. 

A variety of research topics, case studies of past events and information on the latest snow safety gear will be presented.

As a lead-in for the International Snow Science Workshop (ISSW) to be held in Fernie, October 2020, the EVSAW will share a similar format with 30-minute presentations on a variety of snow and avalanche related topics.

  • Discover what the Avalanche Canada South Rockies Team learned from tricky conditions, avalanche incidents and near misses last season
  • Learn all about the "Fernie Factor" and how to predict your next powder day
  • Master medical care for avalanche survivors
  • Explore new digital tools for navigation


  • Registration now open until October 20: Regular price $20.00
  • Late registrations available Oct 21 - Nov 10: $30.00
  • Limited space available
  • You must purchase a ticket for your registration to be valid


Lunch and coffee will be available for purchase at the auditorium. An apres-social at the Cast Iron Grill, located at the near-by Fernie Golf Club, will provide opportunities to meet new backcountry partners and network with professionals in your community.

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  • Traynor Hall at Fernie Secondary School, 102 Fairway Drive