Avalanche Workshop with Bruce Jamieson
Take your avalanche training to the next level by participating in this unique workshop. Led by renowned avalanche consultant and educator Bruce Jamieson the following topics will be covered:
- How do you stress the snowpack? Loading by skiers, snowmobiles, etc.
- Caught in an avalanche – then what are the odds?
Do you have unanswered questions? A brief interactive discussion will follow.
ABOUT: Bruce Jamieson started hauling toboggans and working on the avalanche forecasting and control team at the Fernie ski area in 1980. After six winters with two ski areas, he started graduate studies at the University of Calgary, focusing on field studies of avalanches including snowpack tests. As a professor from 1997 to 2015 and research chair, Bruce managed field studies of snow and avalanches. Now, when not sliding on snow or riding a two-wheeler on dirt trails, he works as an avalanche consultant and educator.
CMFF - Mountain Community Workshop
WITH: Bruce Jamieson
WHEN: October 19, 2019
TIME: 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
WHERE: NEW Location - MEC Community Room