- Pre-Trip Planning
Each winter, Avalanche Canada participates in events that promote public avalanche safety. We appreciate the support from all our partners in helping to deliver these events. Together, we can reach many more people with avalanche awareness messaging.
We will be partnering with Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) once again, bringing avalanche awareneness presentations to 4 different stores. Please check back for updates.
Backcountry Workshops at MEC:
Edmonton MEC: Thursday, Oct. 16, 7 - 8:30 pm
Calgary MEC: Sunday, Nov. 23, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Vancouver MEC: TBD
N. Vancouver MEC: TBD
Other partner events include:
CAPOW: at Freshtival, Oct. 18 - 19, Calgary
SwapToberfest, Snowmobile and ATV swap with proceeds to Avalanche Canada, Oct 25 , Whistler RV Park (see attached poster)
Thunderstruck movie premier and fundraiser: Nov. 29, Hillcrest Hotel, Revelstoke
Days of My Youth (films sponsored by Red Bull), Calgary, Nov. 14-15 at Cardel Home Theatre
Whistler Blackcomb Forecasters Forum: Nov. 22, Whistler
Staying Alive Night at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden: Dec. 4 or 5 (TBD)
Canuck Splitfest: Jan 9 & 10, Rogers Pass/Revelstoke, presented by Prior
Arcteryx Deep Winter Photo Challenge: Jan. 10, Whistler. There will be a 50/50 draw with donations going to Avalanche Canada
Please check back through the season for updates.
If you would like Avalanche Canada to participate in an avalanche awareness event in your community, please contact us.