Digging Deeper | 2018-19 Deep Slab Cycle

Wed, Jan 29th, 6:30pm


4 weeks ago

Elephant's Perch, Ketchum, ID

280 East Ave, Ketchum, ID 83340, USA

Sawtooth Avalanche Center

Join Sawtooth Avalanche Center forecasters for this discussion series aimed at sharpening the most important tool in your shed – YOUR BRAIN!

SAC Forecaster, Ben VandenBos, will lead a discussion on the 2018-19 Deep Slab Cycle. A widespread deep slab avalanche cycle occurred in the winter 2018-19. Join Sawtooth Avalanche Center forecaster Ben VandenBos for a description of the conditions that led up to the cycle, his efforts to document the avalanches that occurred, and how he managed the hazard presented by the deep slab problem in his personal skiing.

Better understand the strengths and limitations of the information in the Avalanche Forecast. This event is free!

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