The Northwest Snow and Avalanche Summit 2011


Check out this opportunity to learn more about avalanches this Sunday in Seattle. While the NSAS is geared towards avalanche professionals, they also welcome recreational skiers as well. Here’s the official information about the event:

2011 Poster

The Northwest Snow and Avalanche Summit (NSAS) is a professional development seminar for avalanche workers, and a continuing education opportunity for recreationalists. NSAS is intended for ski patrollers, forecasters, ski guides, search and rescue teams, as well as any number of other occupations that occur on and around snow. The content of NSAS is relevant to professionals and recreationalists alike.

Sunday, November 13th, 2010 from 8:30AM to 5PM at the REI Flagship Store in Seattle.
This years speakers to include:

  • Karl Birkland – Director Usfs National Avalanche Center
  • Zach Guy – Researcher, Montana State University
  • Mike Richardson – Avalanche Research Blogger
  • Karl Klassen – Caa Public Bulletin Director, Mtn. Guide
  • Oyvind Henningsen – Director, Everett Search And Rescue
  • Garth Ferber – Nwac Forecaster
  • John Scurlock – Alpine Photographer/photo Historian
Tickets may be purchased at:
*Tickets Limited to the first 220 Participants, Cash or Check only on day-of event purchases at the door

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