The Northwest Snow and Avalanche Workshop

Join the Northwest Avalanche Center for a day of learning and take the next step in your backcountry education. At the Northwest Snow and Avalanche Workshop (NSAW) you’ll hear from leading avalanche practitioners and researchers as they present on avalanche safety, mountain stories, and technical innovations. Everyone, regardless of their experience, will walk away with new tools for the backcountry. 

Dates: November 18, 2023

Location: Cascadia College, Bothell

NWAC members get 25% off tickets

Register for NSAW

Join Northwest Avalanche Center’s staff and learn the fundamentals around travel in the wintertime backcountry. Each week focuses on a skill that helps you build a travel plan and understand your resources for traveling in avalanche terrain. Workshops are dynamic and interactive, providing opportunities to ask all your questions of the professionals at NWAC.

This four week virtual class will run on Wednesdays beginning January 10, 2023. Classes run from 6:30-8:30 PM over Zoom.

Joining late? All registered students will automatically receive recordings of all four sessions.

Dates: January 2024
Wednesday January 10, 2024: Equipment and Avalanche Rescue Gear
Wednesday January 17, 2024: Mountain Weather Forecasts
Wednesday January 24, 2024: NWAC Avalanche Forecasts
Wednesday January 31, 2024: Planning for Winter Mountain Travel

Cost: $80 (NWAC members receive a 20% discount)