Avy education series

Sean McAlindin

Tahoe Mountain Sports is hosting free avalanche education workshops on Nov. 29 and Dec. 13 at Alibi Ale Works in Truckee.

The Nov. 29 session will feature a panel discussion with regional guidebook authors Richard Bothwell (Light Tours of Tahoe/Beacon Guidebooks) and Jeremy Benson (Backcountry Ski & Snowboard Routes: California/Mountaineer Books). Following the panel, representatives from Tahoe Backcountry Alliance will discuss etiquette for getting to a trailhead, parking smart and sharing the skin track.

The Dec. 13 session will focus on avalanche rescue techniques with representatives of Tahoe Mountain School and Tahoe Nordic Search & Rescue. Doors open at 6 p.m. | tahoemountainsports.com