Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Granite Chief Avalanche Seminar: Truckee

Sierra Avalanche Center (SAC) will present a backcountry awareness seminar at Granite Chief on November 21, 2014. SAC is an organization dedicated to bringing awareness and preparedness to everyone venturing into the winter backcountry.

Seminar discussions will include backpack essentials for readiness in a life threatening situation and learning how to use the SAC online avalanche forecasting tool.

The evening will begin with a social hour of beer and brats and avalanche airbag deployment techniques.

The free seminar is from 6:00 to 8:00pm. You can purchase raffle tickets for prizes like avalanche airbags, snow shovels, snow probes, and more. Proceeds go to support the work of the Sierra Avalanche Center, a non-profit organization.

Granite Chief is a proud partner and advocate for the Sierra Avalanche Center. Granite Chief is located at 11368 Donner Pass Road, Truckee. 530-587-2809.

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