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Canyons Sports Free Avalanche Awareness Classes and BREW*

by Ski Utah Yeti December 2 2009 1 Comment

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A critical need exists for basic avalanche education for all ski and snowboarders in Utah.

Just as students in Hawaii learn about the dangers of rip tides and shore breaks at an early age, snow sports enthusiasts in Utah need to learn about snow safety and avalanches.  The rising number of avalanche victims have demonstrated an obvious need for basic avalanche education.

“Know Before You Go” is a free 50-minute presentation from the Utah Avalanche Center.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3 – 7:00 pm

Canyon Sports Cottonwood location:

1844 East Fort Union Blvd. (7000 South)

(801) 942-3100

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 10 – 7:00 pm

Canyon Sports Ogden/Riverdale location:

4598 South 700 West

(801) 621-4662

Everyone is invited to Canyon Sports’ 2nd Annual BREW*SKI, a ski season kick off party to benefit the Utah Avalanche Center.  Come join us for fun, food & drinks from Salt Lakes’ greatest restaurants & prizes!!  Admission is FREE, and donations are appreciated.  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 5:00 0- 8:00 pm at the Canyon Sports Cottonwood location.

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