- Pre-Trip Planning
Each winter, the CAC participates in events that promote public avalanche safety. This past winter, we've teamed up once again with Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) bringing avalanche awareneness presentations to 4 different stores. The CAC will partner with MEC next season to bring more free, evening presentations to Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver and N. Vancouver. Please check back for updates.
UBC Varsity Outdoor Club fundraiser: Vancouver, Nov. 5. Showing the Sherpa's movie: "Into the Mind" at the Norm Theatre, 8 pm with a short presentation by CAC forecaster
Canadian Ski Patrol fundraiser: Fernie, Nov. 9. Showing the Sherpa's movie: "Into the Mind" at the Fernie Rec Centre, with a short presentation by CAC forecaster
MEC Snowfest: Vancouver MEC, All day, Saturday, Nov. 23
Thunderstruck movie premier and fundraiser: Nov. 30, Hillcrest Hotel, Revelstoke
Staying Alive Night at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden: Thursday, Dec. 12
Whitehorse, Yukon, Wed. Dec. 18: Families in the Backcountry. FREE event at the Canada Games Centre, 6:30 - 8:30 pm (see poster attachment at right)
Canuck Splitfest: Jan 4 & 5, Rogers Pass/Revelstoke - click to view poster
MEC Backcountry Workshops:
Vancouver MEC store Jan. 17 and Feb. 21, 7 - 9 pm
N. Vancouver MEC store Jan. 24 and Feb. 28, 7 - 9 pm
Calgary MEC store Jan. 23, 7:30 pm
Jasper, AB: Ascend Splitboard Festival, March 21-23, 2014
Check http://www.ascendsplitfest.com/ for details and check the poster download at right.
If you would like the CAC to participate in an avalanche awareness event in your community, please contact us.