Mountain Education Center

Northwest Avalanche Center

Forecast & Avalache Information

Baker Beacon Rally

Saturday, December 17, 2016

MEC Intro

Backcountry 101: Intro to Snow Safety & Transceiver Use
A 1-day introductory snow safety seminar based on up-to-date curriculum and scenarios highlighting the local Mt. Baker backcountry weather and terrain.

MEC Advanced

Alpine Snow Safety Awareness, Transceiver Use & Rescue Skills
A 2-day avalanche awareness seminar targeted to skiers and snowboarders accessing backcountry terrain in the Mount Baker backcountry region.