Baker Beacon Rally Backcountry Education Day: January 9, 2011

With the season just hitting it’s stride, it’s never a bad idea to brush up on backcountry safety, even for the most experienced riders. frequency TSJ contributor and Beacon Rally participant Pat Kennedy has the details:

“Mt Baker Education Center, REI and a sluff-load of backcountry educators invites you to a Backcountry Education Day at Mt Baker. Learn about basic search technique including beacon, shovel and probe use. Beginners and Seasoned Veterans are welcome. 2 levels of basic education and 1 station for seasoned veterans to race at. Attendees should have their own Beacon, Probe and Shovel. Free event with over $2500 in backcountry gear to be given away.

See REI Bellingham for more registration details.”


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