Shan Sethna leads a discussion at the University of Denver

We had our first big GAE* classroom last night at DU. About 40 people, half DU students and half from the neighboring community, came out to learn (or refresh) the basics. We hope to see you at one of the upcoming classes listed below.

[*Grassroots Avalanche Education]







Classroom Sessions: Avalanche Awareness

  • We provide backcountry travelers with an overview of avalanche awareness, avoidance, forecasting and rescue.
  • Topics such as route selection, hazard minimization, best practices, preparedness and terrain analysis are covered in a 2-hour presentation.
  • No registration is required. The class begins promptly at 7:30 p.m. and is open to the public and FREE of charge.
  • Donations are gratefully accepted and benefit our 501(c)(3) charitable, not-for-profit, grassroots avalanche education program.


Tuesday, October 30 – University of Denver, Sturm Hall 281 (Lindsey Auditorium), Denver
Thursday, November 15 – Bent Gate Mountaineering, Golden
Monday, December 3 – HUMN 1B50, University of Colorado, Boulder
Tuesday, Dec 11 – GoLite Pearl Street Store, Boulder (7:00pm)
Monday Dec 17 – Denver, Oriental Theater
Wednesday  Jan 9 – Wilderness Exchange Unlimited, Denver
Wednesday Jan 16 – Denver, Oriental Theater
Wednesday, January 23 – Bent Gate Mountaineering, Golden
Monday Jan 28 – Denver, Oriental Theater
Wednesday, January 30 – HUMN 1B50, University of Colorado, Boulder


Grassroots Avalanche Education – the season is underway!

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