Canadian Avalanche Centre Events

Each Winter the Canadian Avalanche Centre hosts a number of educational avalanche awareness events. These events are created to help you avoid avalanches like this:

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Check out an avalanche awareness event near you:

Backcountry Avalanche Workshops – Northern Circuit
November 13: Prince George, BC – PGSC Clubhouse (ski and sled)
November 15: Smithers, BC – The Old Church (ski)
November 16: Smithers, BC – The Old Church (sled)
November 19: Chetwynd, BC – TBD (sled)
November 21: Grand Prairie, AB – Stojan’s (sled)
November 23: Jasper, AB – Jasper Activity Centre (ski)
Backcountry Avalanche Workshops – Southern Circuit
November 25: Kamloops, BC – Thompson Rivers University (ski and sled)
November 28: Kelowna, BC – Union Cycle (ski)
November 30: Nelson, BC – LV Rogers Secondary (ski)
December 1: Rossland, BC – RSS Auditorium (ski and sled combined)
December 4: Fernie, BC – Fernie Alpine Resort (ski)
December 5: Lethbridge, AB – TBD (sled)
December 7: Calgary, AB – Albert Park (sled)
December 8: Canmore, AB – TBD (ski)
Backcountry Avalanche Workshops – MEC Circuit
October 21: Edmonton, AB
November 17: Vancouver, BC
November 19: Victoria, BC
December 6: Calgary, AB
December 7: North Vancouver, BC
Staying Alive Series
TBD: Revelstoke, BC – Revelstoke Mountain Resort (check
TBD: Lake Louise, AB – TBD (check
November 17: Jasper, AB – D’ed Dog Pub
December 8: Golden, BC – Senior’s Centre
Other Events
November 12: North Vancouver, BC – MEC Snowfest
November 20: Calgary, AB – MEC Snowfest
November 26: Vancouver, BC – MEC Snowfest

Avalanche Awareness Days

January 21-22: Across Canada. Visit for details.

Passionate about youth avalanche awareness?
Contact Youth Education Coordinator Bridget Daughney for more information on youth avalanche
education, starting a youth avalanche awareness program, borrowing avalanche gear to use with
your students, or to share your ideas:
Check out for more information.

2011-12 Snowmobile Avalanche Awarenss Events
Visit for up-to-date info.

Sled Shows
October 21-23: Edmonton, AB – Northlands Expo Centre
November 4-6: Saskatoon, SK – Prairieland Exhibition Centre
November 12: Vernon, BC – Vernon Recreation Complex

Patterns to Prevention Avalanche Awareness Workshops
October 24: Edmonton, AB
November 7: Saskatoon, SK
November 8: Edmonton, AB
November 9: Red Deer, AB
November 10: Calgary, AB
November 14: Grassland, AB
November 17: Fort McMurray, AB
December 7: Lloydminister, SK
February 3: Grand Prairie, AB
Contact Lori Zacaruk for more information:

Yamaha Avalanche Awareness Seminars
October 24: Salmon Arm, BC
October 25: Kamloops, BC
October 26: Kelowna, BC
October 27: Vernon, BC
November 15: Calgary, BC
November 16: Cranbrook, BC
November 17: Fruitvale, BC
Contact Amber Wood for more information:

BRP Avalanche Awareness Seminars
October 14: Kamloops, BC – RTR Performance
October 17: Lethbridge, AB – Mr. R’s
October 18: Brooks, AB – A&E RV Sales & Service
October 19: Calgary, AB – Bow Cycle South
October 20: Cochrane, AB – Bow Ridge Sports
October 24: Edson, AB – Riderz
October 25: St. Albert, AB – Riverside Honda and Ski-Doo Sales
October 26: Edmonton, AB – Martin Motorsports
October 27: St. Paul, AB – Power Merchants Ltd.
November 8: Crescent Valley, BC – Playmor Power Products Ltd.
November 9: Kelowna, BC – Banner Recreational
November 10: Vernon, BC – Banner Recreational
November 11: Tulameen, BC – Reichert Sales & Service
November 12: Tulameen, BC – Reichert Sales & Service
November 15: Squamish, BC – No Limits Motorsports
November 16: Langley, BC – Ski and Trail Powersports Ltd.
November 17: Chilliwack, BC – Greater Vancouver Powersports
November 18: Surrey, BC – Greater Vancouver Powersports
November 22: 100 Mile House, BC – Performance All Terrain and Rentals
November 23: Prince George, BC – Forest Power Sports

Contact Carole Savage for more information:

Or visit for up-to-date info.