Tahoe Backcountry Women Event

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Are you a woman who likes to backcountry ski or ride?

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Tahoe Backcountry Women:

The mission of our group is to come together to share stories, experiences, and education about backcountry skiing and boarding. We welcome women of all ages & abilities.

Wednesday, January 9th: Avalanche Safety- The Human Factors

Alpenglow Sports, Tahoe City / 6:30-8:30pm

Megan Michelson will share her first hand experiences from last yearís Stevenís Pass avalanche. Megan wrote about this tragedy in Outside Magazine. Read the article, Tunnel Vision on her website by going to: meganmichelson.com

After sharing her experiences on Stevenís Pass, Megan will lead a discussion about the human factors of avalanche safety, an ever-growing field of study. What is human nature when travelling in groups? How does group mentality contribute to, or hinder safety? Does gender play a role? Weíll discuss some rules of thumb to follow when travelling with groups for winter backcountry.

Enjoy wine, snacks, and raffle prizes, as well as 20% off everything in the shop (excluding skis, boots, bindings, beacons, skins and poles).

Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it or call Alpenglow Sports at: 530-583-6917

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