11/7: Northwest Snow & Avalanche SummitNorthwest Snow & Avalanche Summit
Sunday, November 7
The Northwest Snow & Avalanche Summit is on Sunday, Nov. 7th at the Seattle Flagship REI Store , from 8:00am to 5:00pm. (Registration will be occurring from 8:00am-8:30am.)
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.
Dale Atkins~ http://www.avalancheschool.org/instructors/phaseI.asp
Dr. Bruce Jamieson~ http://www.ucalgary.ca/community/research/bruce_jamieson
Garth Ferber~ http://www.nwac.us/about/staff/
Mark Moore~ http://www.nwac.us/about/staff/
Rod Newcomb~ http://www.exumguides.com/?page_id=87
Brad White~ http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/np-pn/sp-ps/sec4/index_e.asp
Colin Zacharias~ http://web.mac.com/quixoticadventures/
Tickets may be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets.
Through October 7th: $33.50
After October 7th: $39.50
Nov 7th/Day of Event: $45.00
NSAS is put on by the Alpine Safety Awareness Program. ASAP is a community-based effort that uses local resources to teach alpine safety skills to children and adults throughout the Pacific Northwest. ASAP aims to save lives and reduce injuries by proactively increasing alpine safety awareness. Since 1999, ASAP has reached more than 30,000 students and adults through their programs. Their goal is to make safety a habit among all winter outdoor enthusiasts.