The backcountry program is up and running! November held one hour avalanche awareness talks for all teams put on by the American Avalanche Institute and Teton County Search and Rescue. This was a great way to get our minds thinking about backcountry safety and avalanche awareness!
Hello! Blake Votilla here, the new Backcountry Program Coordinator. I am excited to be a part of the JHSC and to get the ball rolling with some avalanche awareness programming, and backcountry skiing opportunities for athletes here at the club. We will be working directly with the American...
Over the weekend of March 9th to March 11th 8 of our JHSC Athletes attended the inaugural Jackson Hole Ski & Snowboard Club Avalanche 1 Course conducted by the American Avalanche Institute (AAI) and accompanied by Freeski Coach Kevin Bradford.
In December Freeride and Alpine U14s, U12s, and U10s met with Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Ski Patrol. During this meeting ski patrol reviewed mountain etiquette with athletes.
This year as part of Freeride, Nordic and Alpine programs we are offering mountain awareness and avalanche awareness during scheduled training.