Public Review and Comment Period for CA OHMVR Grant

Review and comment on SAC's preliminary application for a CA State Parks OHMVR Grant. Comment period begins 3/5/19 and ends 5/6/19 at 5PM. Navigate to the CA Online Grants Application Page, and click on Review Preliminary Application, on left side bar. The Grant Program field should populate to CAG-18. Select Sierra Avalanche Center from the Agency menu and follow instructions to review and comment. Detailed instructions can be found here.

Win cool prizes by submitting observations!

We are having an observation contest. Prizes will go to the people who earn the most points with their obs. The more data we have the better our forecasts and information can be. Sharing your observations with us will help! Observations can be simple or detailed. We just want to know what you are seeing out there. Prizes will go to the people who earn the most points with their obs. The scoring system is simple:

  • 0 - Observations does not hold any value
  • 1 - Observation with some value is submitted
  • 2 - Observation is submitted in time to be used in the next morning's forecast (before 5 am the following day)
  • 3 - Observation has appropriate details and media and is submitted in time to be used in the next morning's forecast (before 5 am the following day)

The prizes are as follows:

  • 1st Place Male and Female - Gift certificates good for any Voile skis or Splitboard
  • 2nd Place Female - Choice of Mammut Mittellegi Jacket, Women's L or two BCA Link Radios.
  • 2nd Place Male - Mammut Pro 35L airbag backpack, supplied without airbag system and cartridge.
  • 2 Raffle Prizes of SAC swag - to enter the raffle you just have to submit an observation worth at least 1 point.

The contest will include any obs submitted between February 12, 2019, to April 15, 2019.

 

 

2018-2019 Scholarships

The deadline for 2018-19 avalanche course scholarship applications was December 1, 2018. There were many great applications that made selecting the winners extremely difficult. See our 2018-2019 Scholarship Article for all the details. And sign up for our newsletter here.

OHV Avalanche Advisory, Awareness and Education Project
Sierra Avalanche Center will operate a Safety and Education Project again during the 2018-19 season through a California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Grant. See our education tab for a schedule of upcoming motorized level 1 courses, and stay tuned for avalanche awareness presentation dates.
 
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