December 6, 2017 –
Friends of Berthoud Pass returns to Vail to offer a free public education class for winter back country travelers. This session provides an overview of basic avalanche awareness, avoidance, forecasting, safe travel and self-rescue. Topics such as route selection, hazard minimization, best practices, preparedness and terrain analysis are covered in this 2-hour presentation. This class is a perfect introduction for novices and a great early season refresher for more experienced travelers.