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Experts teach avalanche awareness

Avalanches can pose a deadly danger in the Pacific Northwest. At a special program at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29 at the Bainbridge Public Library, learn how to be safe and be prepared by learning the basic science of avalanches, the risks associated with winter backcountry travel, the ins and outs of avalanche forecasts, and the basics of avalanche safety equipment.

The free program will be presented by AMGA mountain guide Tyler Reid. The presentation is co-sponsored by Pacific Alpine Guides, the Friends of the Northwest Avalanche Center, Wildernest Outdoor Store and the Bainbridge Public Library.

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