The 142nd and final avalanche advisory for the 2017/2018 season was published on April 22nd. Thank you to all who have supported the avalanche center through volunteer hours, field observations, and financial support.
Tahoe Mountain Sports ~ Beacons and Beers
Ready? Set? Search & Rescue!
During the second session of the Tahoe Mountain Sports Avalanche Education Series -Master the Mountain - you will learn basic and advanced techniques of avalanche rescue.
Experienced mountain guide Tom Carter and Tahoe Mountain School director Steve Reynaud will discuss the history and technologies of avalanche transceivers and you will be able to go outside for some real life beacon practice with multiple burial scenarios!
Come at 6 pm to get a beer, nachos and best seating. Formal presentation starts at 6:30 pm. Huge raffle benefitting Sierra Avalanche Center.
Make sure you beacon is up-to-date! Tahoe Mountain Sports can update your ORTOVOX and Mammut transceivers with the latest firmware and is a certified beacon upgrade center for Northern California.
Special thanks to our presenting sponsor ORTOVOX for making this series possible! For 30 years ORTOVOX has been the most successful producer of avalanche equipment, backpacks and merino outer wear for alpine sports throughout the year. Come check out their products at Tahoe Mountain Sports.