Webinar: Winter Route Planning (Advanced)

Lecture: Digital Navigation and Trip Planning

Webinar: Winter Route Planning (Advanced) - Online Classroom

Learn techniques to plan winter routes, including analysis of avalanche hazards.

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  • Challenging

Online Zoom webinar. 7pm-8pm.

In the final Caltopo skills webinar, we explore tools and techniques to tackle the challenges of winter trip planning:

  • Researching winter routes
  • Identifying avalanche terrain
  • Creating custom DEM shaders
  • Using bearing cones to estimate runout potential
  • Using polygons to designate "restricted" areas
  • Weather data analysis
  • Evaluating trip plan against NWAC forecast
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

  • Desktop computer
  • High-speed internet
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