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Backcountry (& Avy) Awareness Day Feb. 8 at Red

February 8 8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Brought to you by Rossland Search and Rescue, with assistance from other local SAR groups, courtesy of Red Mountain.

List of events on going for the day with multiple events happening at the same time:

  • Building emergency snow shelter.
  • How to build a fire in the snow.
  • Instruction in snow profiling.
  • Avalanche transceivers: instruction & practice. (Bring your transceiver if you have one, others will be provided.)
  • Avalanche probe line instruction & practice. 
  • Helicopter safety information. 
  • Demonstration of emergency & first aid equipment.
  • Guest speakers.
  • Question & answers any time during the day.
  • Fun race. 

Prizes will be awarded for some events.

Come on out for an hour - or the entire day!

Town: Rossland, BC
Venue: Next to Red Mountain Resort Lodge and the Josie Hotel