San Juan Field School Presents: Monday Night Avalanche Awareness Forum Series
- Monday, January 19th: Viewing of the movie, “The Fall Line”
- Monday, February 9th: Avalanche Rescue Discussion
- Monday, March 16th: TBD
- Monday, March 30th or April 6th: Close Calls Discussion
This Monday’s movie, “The Fine Line” is a powerful avalanche education movie. There will be an in depth discussion of the movie following the screening. For more information on the Monday Night Avalanche Awareness Series, visit the San Juan Field School.
A reminder to stay safe! A ‘Moderate’ snowpack is no joke. Learn from the latest backcountry mishaps to make smart, safe decisions.
This past week we have seen the temperatures rise and more ski tracks in the backcountry. There was an avalanche in Bear Creek on January 2nd in which a snowboarder was caught, but luckily came out unscathed. On January 6th, a skier was caught and killed in an avalanche on Kendall Mountain just above Silverton, Colorado.
The Telluride Mountain Club and the Telluride Open Space Commission are reminding users of Bear Creek to share the trail.
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