Join us for some free educational programs, whether you tune in to one of our live streams or come to a free clinic or class.
Ogden Avalanche is a 501c3 Non Profit that runs on donations from business and community members in the Ogden Area. We have a great team of hard working volunteers. It is because of these generous businesses and individuals that we are able to offer free avalanche education. If you are able, consider donating to keep free classes like these coming.
Date: November 15, 2020 Live Stream
Tune in to our live stream on Sunday November 15, 2020 at 6 pm MST for a presentation on preparing for the upcoming season. We will talk about equipment checks and good ways to refresh for the season. We may even have a panel of industry professionals talking about how they are preparing for the season.
Join us for a presentation about terrain selection and terrain management. Learn how to manage terrain to mitigate risk. We will also cover online tools for tour planning and backcountry navigation.
FREE Beacon Clinic
Date: February 6, 2021
Join us at Snowbasin from 10am-2pm for a free beacon clinic. Bring your own beacon to practice and learn more about it. If you dont have one you can use one of ours. This is a great way to brush up on your beacon skills or learn about it for the first time. This is a family friendly event.
Snow and Avalanche
Date: November 22, 2020 Live Stream
Tune in to our live stream Sunday November 22, 2020 at 6pm MST. In this presentation, we will talk about the importance of tracking the conditions throughout the season. We will discuss different methods and techniques of snow journaling, why it is important, and how you can get started today.
Backcountry rescue and getting help
In this presentation we will talk with some of our local first responders. They will tell you the "do's and don'ts" of backcountry rescue. Learn tips that could get you help faster, what safety gear to carry in your pack, and how to prepare for help to arrive.
Whats in your pack?
Date:November 29, 2020
Tune in to our live stream on Sunday November 29th at 6 pm MST. In this presentation we will talk about the backcountry necessities. What's worth the weight, what's essential, and what is not.
Know Before You Go is a free avalanche awareness program. Not much science, no warnings to stay out of the mountains, no formulas to memorize. In 1 hour, you will see the destructive power of avalanches, understand when and why they happen, and how you can have fun in the mountains and avoid avalanches.