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Eaglecrest Ski Area

Juneau, Alaska
tel. 907-790-2000
www.skijuneau.com
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BOWL STATUS:  Pittman Ridge = CLOSED  |  West Bowl = CLOSED  |  East Bowl Chutes = CLOSED

Southeast Alaska Snow and Avalanche Workshop

 

                                     Saturday November 10, 2012

                                                         5 p.m.

                                    Juneau Arts and Culture Center

 

                                               Suggested entry donation and first raffle ticket = $20

                                                              Additional raffle tickets = $5

                                                *All proceeds go to avalanche education*

 

5:30 – 5:35  Opening statements

5:35 – 5:50  2011-2012 Avalanche season summary – Mike Janes

5:55 – 6:10  Update from the International Snow Science Workshop – Mike Janes

6:15 – 6:30  Winter outlook & Is your weather forecast App worth looking at? – Tom Ainsworth

6:35 – 7:00  Break

7:00 – 7:20  Unintended Consequences: How smart risk-taking gets us into trouble – Dale Atkins

7:25 – 7:40  What it takes to open a ski area  after a storm – Brian Davies

7:45 – 8:05  Terrain, snowpack and group management for heliskiing and ski movie filming – Kent Scheler

8:10 – 8:40  Break

8:40 – 8:55  Managing the avalanche risk in mountaineering expeditions – a guide’s perspective – Jamie Pierce

9:00 – 9:20  Sex, Drugs, Rock and Roll, and Avalanches – Dale Atkins

9:25 – 9:40  Re-evaluation of avalanche mitigation measures for Juneau – Tom Mattice

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