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  1. Whatcha Pack’n?  Are you loaded up with the right ammo when headed into the backcountry?

    Whatcha Pack’n? Are you loaded up with the right ammo when headed into the backcountry?

    Author: John Clausen - Granite Chief crew - Arva Snow Safety representative No, we’re not talking about caliber, we’re talking about snow safety gear, and more. This is the stuff ya need to have for a “mission complete” outing, to save your you know what if things go south. Whether you are passing through the boundary gates at Alpine...
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  2. BEERS . BRATS & AIRBAGS  |  Sierra Avalanche Center Fundraiser

    BEERS . BRATS & AIRBAGS | Sierra Avalanche Center Fundraiser

    Avalanche Awareness, Snow & Backcountry Travel A Sierra Avalanche Center Presentation NOVEMBER 16, 2018 6:30 - 9pm . Friday Granite Chief Ski & Mountain Shop   Each November, just before the snow flies, Sierra Avalanche Center and Granite Chief team up to present the latest in snow safety practices and how to improve your avalanche awareness.  Sierra Avalanche Center...
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  3. Sierra Avalanche Center | In Depth Dedication To Avalanche Awareness

    Sierra Avalanche Center | In Depth Dedication To Avalanche Awareness

    If you venture out in the winter world around Tahoe, you most likely have heard of the Sierra Avalanche Center. If you consider yourself an avid backcountry person you definitely (should) know of the Sierra Avalanche Center. To say your life could depend upon it is not being overly theatrical. SAC, as it is often referred to, has been in existence...
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  4. The Sierra Avalanche Center |  Your Source for Local Avalanche Education & Forecasting

    The Sierra Avalanche Center | Your Source for Local Avalanche Education & Forecasting

    Getting up at 4 am, putting on strange plastic footwear, and hiking uphill through a blinding snowstorm might not be everyone’s idea of a good time. However, for thousands of people around the Lake Tahoe and Truckee area, this is, quite literally, the best way to spend a Saturday morning. It’s a well-known truism that more snow equals more fun...
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