Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Advanced Avalanche Awareness Classes Offered

The Flathead Avalanche Center (FAC) is hosting an Advanced Avalanche Awareness class which is a free course and is open to the public. No registration is needed. The 2013 classroom sessions will also be held at the Flathead National Forest office in Kalispell from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the following days:

Monday, January 7th
Wednesday, January 9th
Monday, January 14th
Wednesday, January 16th

The two field Sessions will be held at the Whitefish Mountain Resort from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the following days:

Saturday, January 12th
Saturday, January 19th

For additional information on avalanche education classes and avalanche conditions, please visit the new Flathead Avalanche Center website at flatheadavalanche.org. You can also sign up to follow the center on Twitter at twitter.com/FACAvalanche. Avalanche advisories are issued weekly on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. The phone number to call for recorded avalanche advisories remains the same: 406-257-8402.

For additional information please contact FAC coordinator Tony Willits at 406-837-7546.


Jeff
Hiking in Glacier National Park

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