Safe Backcountry Snowmobiling DAY RIDE **free field class** RSVP required

When:
February 9, 2019 all-day America/Anchorage Timezone
2019-02-09T00:00:00-09:00
2019-02-10T00:00:00-09:00
Where:
Safe Backcountry Snowmobiling !! field exercises experienced riders
Eureka Roadhouse parking lot
AK 99588
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Tim Cook
907-727-5293
Safe Backcountry Snowmobiling DAY RIDE **free field class** RSVP required @ Safe Backcountry Snowmobiling !! field exercises experienced riders | Eureka Roadhouse | Alaska | United States

ANCHORAGE SNOWMOBILE CLUB TO THE RESCUE !!!  

this field excercise day-long event is FREE to club members

Backcountry and avalanche expert: MIKE BUCK of the Alaska Avalanche Information Center will show us what it takes to make it back to the trailer….no matter what happens out there !

we’re picking up the tab on this baby but you have to sign up !  RSVP us at

ascinfo907@gmail.com  or call/text Tim Cook at 727-5293

SPACE IS LIMITED 


REQUIRED GEAR FOR THIS EVENT: 

Avalanche Gear 

____Beacon & extra batteries

____Probe – recommend 270mm min.

____Shovel : metal backcountry avalanche shovel.  

____Inclinometer: Any type. An Inclinometer app will work also

 

In Pack or on machine:

____Backpack  

____Lunch Food:   food and snacks for the day

____Water Bottle: 1 liter, or a Thermos.

____Headlamp: Bring extra batteries.  

____Extra Clothing: Gloves/mittens and warm puffy jacket. Be prepared for whatever.

____Notebook and Pencil:   Bring extra pencils. Pens will freeze

____Extra Goggles

____Foot Warmers Optional. These are helpful during the blustery cold days.

____First Aid Kit – small emergency type or just bring a few items

 

CLOTHING:

____Long Underwear Top and Bottom: Light to mid-weight Polypropylene, Capilene or wool.

____Mid-Weight Top and Bottom

____Hard Shell Top and Bottom: Wind and waterproof

____Warm Hat: Fleece or wool.

____Warm Gloves/Mittens: Bring a few pairs of varying warmth.

____Glove liners:

____Insulated Puffy: Synthetic or down puffy with hood extra

____Warm socks: Polypropylene or wool. 

____Boots: Warm- Bunny boots are a good choice

____ Helmet

____Face Mask  

 

Machine:

____Spare Belt

____Fuel

____Tool kit

____Full on oil and coolant

____Pre ride inspection and lube

 

Survival Kit:

____Have a basic survival kit- matches, lighters, fire starter, saw, signal mirror, flare, flagging, space blanket etc.  etc.

 If you have a climbing harness please bring it just in case we decide to do any glacier riding.   (there will be a few loaners).