Education and Events

Digging Deeper - Ketchum 630PM - Classroom Session

March 27, 2019
Warfield Distillery & Brewery, 280 N Main St, Ketchum, ID 83340, USA

Join forecaster Ethan Davis to discuss "Facets and Surface Hoar"

It's so much more than a cold clear night.. Learn why and how surface hoar grows, check out some mind-blowing time lapse of crystal growth and deepen your understanding of this beautiful but troublesome form of ice.

General Info:
Join forecasters from the Sawtooth Avalanche Center to discuss topics ranging from facets and surface hoar to the latest in rescue gear technology, weather forecasting, how to submit and utilize observations and more.

This discussion style series is aimed at the intermediate to advanced backcountry user that's looking to add some tricks and knowledge to his/her playbook. We will bounce between several venues throughout the advisory area.

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Dropping Over the Horizon Line - Ketchum 7PM - Classroom Session

April 4, 2019
Catch Gerry Moffat's presentation that explores how experiencing adventure can powerfully transform how we live our lives. The show begins at 7 PM at the Limelight Hotel in Ketchum with a brief introduction from SAC staff. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the SAC. Tickets are available at and at Zenergy.