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Avalanche 101 presentation for backcountry travelers Monday

Backcountry skiing is a featured activity at the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival. (The Spokesman-Review)
Backcountry skiing is a featured activity at the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival. (The Spokesman-Review)

WINTERSPORTS -- A program on basic avalanche awareness for backcountry skiers and snowshoers will be presented Monday, 7 p.m., at Mountain Gear Corporate Headquarters, 6021 N. Mansfield in Spokane (map).

Kevin Davis with the Idaho Avalanche Center will offer tips to help wintergoers identify and avoid avalanche danger. The program is sponsored by the Spokane Mountaineers.



Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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