Education and Events





Avalanche Basics - 6-8pm Hemingway Elementary, Ketchum - Classroom Session

December 18, 2014
Avalanche Basics classroom session: A 2 hour presentation introducing basic concepts about snow, avalanches, and traveling safely in and near avalanche terrain. $5 suggested donation, no preregistration required. An optional field session ($25 suggested donation) will be held Saturday, December 20th.

USFS Avalanche Class - Field Session

December 19, 2014
Full day Avalanche Class for USFS staff. Classroom and field components - please bring rescue gear and skis or snowshoes. Contact Scott at 208-622-0095 for details.

Avalanche Basics Field Session - Field Session

December 20, 2014
The field session introduces avalanche rescue, avalanche formation, snow stability, and safe travel concepts. Attendance at classroom session and preregistration are required. $25 suggested donation.

Smiley Creek Lodge Rescue Clinic - 3-5pm

December 28, 2014
Learn about current avalanche rescue techniques and gear in this shop talk + outdoor demonstration and practice session.

Rescue Training - 3-5pm, Baker Creek SAC Rescue Training Park - Field Session

January 4, 2015
Learn about current avalanche rescue techniques and gear in this outdoor demonstration and practice session.

Avalanche Basics - 6-8pm, Hailey - Classroom Session

January 8, 2015
Avalanche Basics classroom session: A 2 hour presentation introducing basic concepts about snow, avalanches, and traveling safely in and near avalanche terrain. $5 suggested donation, no preregistration required. An optional field session ($25 suggested donation) will be held Saturday, January 10th.

Backcountry Film Festival - 7pm, Liberty Theater, Hailey

January 9, 2015
Backcountry Film Festival with a gear raffle benefitting the Sawtooth Avalanche Center. Doors open at 6pm, films start at 7. Tickets and more information at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/495124.

Avalanche Basics Field Session - Field Session

January 10, 2015
The field session introduces avalanche rescue, avalanche formation, snow stability, and safe travel concepts. Attendance at classroom session and preregistration are required. $25 suggested donation.

Smiley Creek Lodge Rescue Clinic - 3-5pm - Field Session

January 17, 2015
Learn about current avalanche rescue techniques and gear in this shop talk + outdoor demonstration and practice session.

Banff Mountain Film Festival and Raffle - 6pm, Ketchum - Classroom Session

January 30, 2015
Banff Mountain Film Festival with shows at 7:00 Friday and Saturday nights (doors open at 6:00) and the Incredible Raffle with over $10000 in prizes! You don't have to be present to win and winners will be drawn each night.

Banff Mountain Film Festival and Raffle - Classroom Session

January 31, 2015
Banff Mountain Film Festival with shows at 7:00 Friday and Saturday nights (doors open at 6:00) and the Incredible Raffle with over $10000 in prizes! You don't have to be present to win and winners will be drawn each night.

Skin It to Win It - location and time TBD - Field Session

February 1, 2015
Fun uphill and downhill race, event location and time are pending!

Mens Night - Galena Lodge - Classroom Session

March 13, 2015
Join us at the Galena Lodge for an evening of entertainment.

Ladies Night - Galena Lodge - Classroom Session

March 20, 2015
Join us at the Galena Lodge for an evening of entertainment.