Avalanche awareness seminar held Saturday

Posted: Friday, January 16, 2009

JUNEAU - The Alaska Avalanche School will present a one-day avalanche awareness and training seminar at 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. The seminar is free and open to the public.

The training consists of two sessions. The first session, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., will focus on avalanche awareness and be held inside the visitor center auditorium. No experience is necessary to attend.

The second session will be a hands-on rescue training to be held outdoors. The afternoon outdoor session, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m., is limited to 16 people. Participants interested in the rescue session should register by contacting Mike Janes at 523-8900 or by e-mail at aas07@mac.com. Bring warm clothing and food.

Page not found | Juneau Empire - Alaska's Capital City Online Newspaper

Page not found

We're sorry, but the page you were seeking does not exist. It may have been moved or expired.  Perhaps our search engine can help. 



  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2230
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback