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Winter Navigation: Using Topos to Identify Avalanche Terrain and Snowpack Development
March 2, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm$25
You know how to look at a topographic map and visualize the terrain you are about to enter. Have you thought about how those contour lines can help you identify avalanche terrain, terrain traps, best routes to travel safely through avalanche terrain, and how terrain affects the snowpack? Join NWAC for a night of exploring maps through the lens of winter travel. Our instructors will guide you through activities that helps you select a route through avalanche terrain using topographic maps, NWAC forecasting products, and other tools.
Join Northwest Avalanche Center’s staff and learn the fundamentals around travel in the wintertime backcountry. Each Zoom Webinar will focus on a skill that helps you build a travel plan and understand your resources for traveling in avalanche terrain. Workshops are dynamic and interactive, providing opportunities to ask all your questions of the professionals at NWAC.