Calendar of Events

Oct 11

CAA Avalanche Operations Level 3

The CAA will be offering its 5-day applied avalanche risk management course October 7-11, 2014, 3 days after the ISSW finishes in Canmore, Alberta (20 minutes from Banff). This course is designed to teach students general concepts of risk that will help them create a risk management framework for use in practical applications in snow avalanche risk management and operations.

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5:30 pm17:30

ISSW Banquet

Cocktails at 5:30-6:30pm
Opening speeches 6:45pm
Dinner starts 7pm

Keynote by Chris Stethem

8:00 am08:00

Field Trips

  • Sunshine Village ski area hike and avalanche program tour
  • Lake Louise ski area hike and avalanche program tour
  • Mt. Norquay ski area Via-Ferrata and avalanche program tour
  • Parks Canada avalanche program tour to Yoho Park
  • Pedal and Pint at the Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Banff Springs Hotel 18-hole golf tournament
  • Backcountry horseback riding tour

7:30 pm19:30

T.A.S. Movie Night

  • Wild Bill's Legendary Saloon

See films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour.  Non-ticketed event - first come, first served at the door.