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  • Elk Valley Snow & Avalanche Workshop
  • Elk Valley Snow & Avalanche Workshop
  • Avalanche!
  • Saturday • October 28, 2023
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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.

Doors Open 8 AM - 4 PM
Industry Social 4 PM - 8 PM

Featuring avalanche safety presentations from industry professionals, sponsor booths, prizes, lunch and learn, and Apres Social.

A variety of topics will include case studies of past events and information on the latest snow safety gear.

2023 Speakers to be announced. 2022's guest speakers included:

  • Matt MacDonald 
    • Dialing in Your Weather Workflow
      • Join mountain meteorologist and snow lover Matt MacDonald for an overview of the Forecaster Funnel approach to looking at weather.
  • Lisa Larson
    • Trip Planning Like a Professional
      • Lisa will look at a Daily Process using digital tools and AvCan resources that can be used to plan and execute a trip plan like a pro.
  • Bruce Jamieson
    • A More Visual Method For Rating Avalanche Size
      • Bruce and colleagues from Pyrenees, the US and Canada, propose a more visual method for estimating avalanche size.
  • Ben Jackman
    • Mt Proctor Near Miss – Biases and Situational Awareness
      • An exploration of biases at play and situational awareness that lead to a near miss during a ski touring day on Mt Proctor on March 16, 2020.
  • Simon Piney
    • Snowmobile Rescues in Avalanche Terrain
      • An overview of the regulatory and safety framework that search and rescue teams are bound by when responding in avalanche terrain.


Tickets now on sale PURCHASE ONLINE.
General Admission $40
Hot Lunch $20

Additional information is available online.

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  • Fernie Community Centre, Hwy #3