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December 11, 2020 – Snow Science Virtual Event

We often hear that people want to learn more about snow science. Well, here is your opportunity.

Join this virtual event to learn more about snow science. It will also be an opportunity for Roaring Fork Valley residents to meet our newest backcountry forecaster.


The Details

Date: Friday December 11, 2020

Time: 6pm Mountain Time. Bring some good questions, and the event should last until 7:30pm.

Location: Live Zoom Virtual Event.

Cost: FREE! Thanks to your support.


The Speakers

Fracture Mechanics 101: How Slabs Fail

Brian Lazar – Colorado Avalanche Information Center, Deputy Director

Monitoring and Studying Colorado’s Snowpack

Jeff Derry – Center for Snow and Avalanche Studies – Executive Director

Meet Aspen’s New Backcountry Forecaster

Polly Layton – Colorado Avalanche Information Center, Backcountry Forecaster for Aspen Zone


If you registered in advance you were emailed instructions for joining the webinar at 11am Friday morning. If you don’t remember seeing that email, please check any spam folder/filters that you might have set.

Be sure that we have your email address correct for future events by signing up at the bottom of the page.

Footage from the event will be edited and archived on our education tab at https://mountainrescueaspen.org/education/

Tune in to the livestream

If you enjoyed this event, please consider making a donation to help support future outreach.