ACMG Ski Guide and all-round amazing guy and skier Marty Schaffer is back with more snow safety knowledge to pass on to you. Armed with avalanche professionals and experienced backcountry skiers, you don't want to miss this. Bring a donation for Avalanche Canada.
How to get the most out of the Avalanche Canada bulletin.
Avalanche Canada's Grant Helgeson shows you where to find and how he interprets mountain weather, so you can plan your day out in the backcountry to its fullest potential.
If you're gonna carry it, its got to be worth it.
Find out what ACMG and CAPOW guide Marty Schaffer carries in his pack and what he says everyone should have; First aid supplies, emergency toboggans, multi tools and preparedness for an overnight stay.
Sledding for shredding
Tim Grey is gonna learn you how to set up your sled for a day of backcountry shredding.
Follow d'em rules
CAPOW guide Silas Patterson shows the steps it takes to make decisions in the backcountry. He follows the Rules, a systematic approach, the format he uses from the start of the day to when he drops in.
Freshfield close call
The firsthand account of a close call from Chris Rubens and Eric Hjorliefson while they filmed at the Freshfields Icefields.
Back up plan
When your digital transceiver gets confused with a multi burial, CAPOW's Marty and Silas show you the plan. Listen & Learn
Tools of the trade
Local BCA specialist Dustin Clark lays out the proper set up and storage of backcountry safety gear. Probe length, avalanche airbags, everything you need to know.
SANDMAN HOTEL DOWNTOWN CALGARY - GREAT ROOM
Admittance with a donation to the Avalanche Canada
(Recommended minimum $5)