CAIC relaunching Know Before You Go

8th November, 2015 by

By John LaConte

EAGLE COUNTY — Friends of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center and the Utah Avalanche Center are re-launching Know Before You Go, an avalanche awareness program across North America.The Know Before You Go program was developed in 2004 to raise avalanche awareness among inexperienced backcountry users, particularly those in junior high and high school. Since then nearly 200,000 people have seen the presentation in Utah alone. For many, Know Before You Go is their first exposure to avalanche education.“Avalanches kill, on average, 39 people in North America each year, but with a little education many of these accidents can be prevented,” …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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