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Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop 2017

October 6at8:00 am - 4:00 pm

$25
Colorado Avalanche Workshop 2017

The Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop is a one-day professional development seminar for people working in the avalanche field or in avalanche terrain. It provides a venue for avalanche workers to listen to presentations and discuss new ideas, techniques and technologies with their colleagues.

The workshop is intended for ski patrollers, avalanche forecasters, road maintenance personnel, ski guides, avalanche education instructors, undergraduate and graduate students, and applied researchers, but the meeting is open to anyone!

When

Friday, October 6th

Where

Breckenridge Riverwalk Center

Colorado Snow and Avalanche Workshop 2017 Schedule

Doors open at 8:00 AM and discussions run untilĀ 4:00 PM

8:30 – 8:45 – Opening Remarks

08:45 – 9:25 – Avalanches every day, All Winter said the Afgan – Doug Chabot

9:25 – 9:50 – Smarter or luckier? Human factors & avalanches during the 2016-17 winter in CO & UT – Russ Costa

9:50 – 10:05 – New Avalanche Science Program – CO Mountain College – Roger Coit

10:35 – 10:55 – Snowy Torrents, Volume 6 – lessons learned, trends, call for action – Spencer Logan

10:55 – 11:05 – Avalanche Near Miss – A DB for avalanche workers – Ethan Greene

11:05 – 11:30 – A-Basin expansion into the Steep Gullies Area – Ryan Evanczyk

1:10 – 1:35 – Telluride Backcountry Radio Program – Matt Steen

1:35 – 2:00 – Using Rational Choices Vs. Naturalistic Decision Making Theories to Understand and Teach Avalanche Decision Making – Russ Costa

2:20 – 2:45 – Trends of persistent slab avalanches after snowfall – Jason Konigsberg

2:50 – 3:15 – Sun, Wind, Rain, & Snow: How snowpack layering affects temp gradients, snow metamorphism, & weak layer formation – Kevin Hammonds

3:40 – 4:20 – “Grace Under Pressure”: How we’re getting better at “saying what we mean” when talking about risk in the B.C. workplace – Colin Zacharias

4:20 – 4:40 – 2016/17 Weather Summary & Winter 2017/18 Long Term Weather Forecast – Nick Barlow

 

Details

Date:
October 6
Time:
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$25
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1912807838960937/

Venue

Breckenridge Riverwalk Center
150 W Adams Ave
Breckenridge, CO 80424 United States
Phone:
(970) 453-3187

Organizer

Colorado Avalanche Center