For Immediate Release: January 6th, 2016
LEARN ABOUT AVALANCHE SAFETY AT KICKING HORSES’ ANNUAL AVALANCHE AWARENESS DAYS
Golden, BC – 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 and everyone is welcome to attend for FREE. 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.
Schedule – Saturday & Sunday, January 16-17
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.
About Kicking Horse Mountain Resort & Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc.
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort is a world-class destination resort located 2.5 hours west of Calgary, nestled between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains in the heart of British Columbia. Winter offers a fully integrated mountain resort experience and the most progressive in-bounds skiing in North America. Kicking Horse Mountain Resort,www.kickinghorseresort.com, is part of the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) family. Proudly Canadian, Resorts of the Canadian Rockies Inc. (RCR) is the largest private ski resort owner/operator in North America, owning six ski resorts across Canada, including Nakiska Ski Area in Alberta; Fernie Alpine Resort, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kimberley Alpine Resort in British Columbia. RCR also owns and manages a number of hotels and golf courses, including Trickle Creek in Kimberley, and Wintergreen Golf and Country Club in Bragg Creek. RCR aims to provide each and every guest The Ultimate Experience.