Kicking Horse Mountain Resort Events
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Avalanche Awareness Days & Demo Extravaganza
January 18, 2014 @ 9:00 am - January 19, 2014 @ 3:00 pm| FREE
Free event! Everyone is welcome to join in!
Avalanche Awareness Days is a national celebration of Canada’s avalanche safety expertise and an invitation to enjoy the winter backcountry with education and training.
In partnership with the Canadian Avalanche Center and CARDA, the KHMR Safety team will have a day of fun, education, hands on demonstrations, and many prizes to be won.
Don’t miss out on our 2014 Snow Demo Extravaganza! Join us in the KHMR Plaza for our annual trade show featuring the latest ski and snowboard gear from leading companies and local manufacturers. Burton, Fatty Puss, Head, Kastle, K2, Prior, Rossignol, Salomon, Skevikskis & Trapper will be setting up their quarters on resort for the weekend to present their 2014 collection. You’ll be able to discuss R&D with reps and test drive them in our legendary Pow!
-A 3 run heli ski trip with Purcell Heli-Skiing! (Apprx $800 value)
-Avalanche Skills Training level 1 course (Apprx $205 value)
-Day Passes to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Schedule: Saturday Jan 18th & Sunday Jan 19th
11:00am transceiver Demo & Race
11:30am Digging Demo & Race
12:00pm Dig a snow profile with a pro
1:00pm CARDA search and rescue demonstration with our avalanche dogs
2:00pm Watch Explosive Avalanche Control Demonstration with a live blast