A Snow Safety Field Session and Evening Presentation with Avalanche Guru Bruce Tremper | Alpenglow Mountain Festival | February 24th and 25th, Tahoe City, CA

A Snow Safety Field Session and Evening Presentation with Avalanche Guru Bruce Tremper | Alpenglow Mountain Festival | February 24th and 25th, Tahoe City, CA

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A Snow Safety Field Session and Evening Presentation with Avalanche Guru Bruce Tremper | Alpenglow Mountain Festival | February 24th and 25th, Tahoe City, CA

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Avalanche-Course-copy---Bruce-Tremper copyAs part of the 2nd Winter Mountain Festival, Alpenglow Sports is honored to host Avalanche expert Guru Bruce Tremper to Lake Tahoe for a series of events. The first event is an evening presentation on the latest avalanche safety happenings on Tuesday, February 24th. Then, on Wednesday, February 25th Bruce will host a snow safety field session (note the date change from the advertisement above). This event requires a 25$ donation, but it goes straight to the fine folks at the Sierra Avalanche Center so you know your donation will be allocated to a worthy cause.

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Important Event Info:

Tuesday, February 24 at 7:00 pm: FREE Snow Safety Presentation at Tahoe Art Haus & Cinema

Wednesday, February 25 at 9:00 am: $25 Snow Safety Field Session on snow, location TBD

“This guy is the best of the best,” said Brendan Madigan, the festival’s founder. “We’re honored and humbled to have him participate in this outrageously affordable community event. I am thrilled we get to create the platform to bring him to North Lake Tahoe.”

About Bruce:

Bruce Tremper grew up skiing in the mountains of western Montana and learned about mountains and avalanches from his father at a young age as well as from avalanche professionals. He began his training in the late 1970s and studied with some of the top avalanche scientists in the country. He has worked doing mountain rescues in both Grand Teton National Park and Glacier National Park, served as director of avalanche control at Big Sky Ski Area in Montana, and worked with avalanche forecasters at the Alaska Avalanche Center. For nearly three decades. He has served as director of the Utah Avalanche Center and was in charge of backcountry avalanche preparations for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City. He has been featured in dozens of national and international television documentaries and news programs on avalanches, including ones produced by National Geographic, the Discovery Channel, PBS, and the BBC. He is the author of the bestselling Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain.

Both events require participants register online in advance at alpenglowsports.com/festival.

About Alpenglow Sports:
Alpenglow Sports is an original California Mountain Shop that has been providing locals and
tourists with inspiration, local knowledge and the best equipment to enjoy the great outdoors for over thirty-five years. Based in Tahoe City, Alpenglow Sports takes pride in being community minded and socially and environmentally responsible to ensure Lake Tahoe stays one of the best places to play, live, and visit in California.

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