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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Wednesday, Sep 4th at 6pm. Webinar link will be sent in separate email.

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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