Posted on behalf of Sandra Riches, NSR Resource Member & AdventureSmart Coordinator

AdventureSmart, the CAC and BC parks hosted avalanche awareness days this weekend on mt Seymour. Outdoor professionals and sar members, including AdventureSmart Coordinator sandra riches educated back country travellers about avalanche safety, sar prevention, preparedness, trip planning, proper training and taking essential gear. Avalanche gear demos were happening all weekend, providing the public hands on opportunities to challenge their skills and learn how they can be better prepared for their outdoor activities.

Members from NSR, Surrey SAR, BC Parks, MEC, the CAC and AdventureSmart all joined forces to make this weekend a great success!