2017-18 Class and Event Schedule

Hello Friends,

We are excited to announce our preliminary schedule of events and avalanche courses for Fall 2017.  Hope to see you there!


Weds. Oct. 4 6pm-8pm  FOSJ Open Meeting & Pre-Season Kick-Off Social @ NEW LOCATION Pine Needle Mountaineering, 835 Main Ave in Durango.

Thurs. Oct. 26 TGR Movie & FOSJ Fundraiser @ Durango Arts Center Theater.  2 show times–stay tuned for details.

Sat. Oct. 28 9am-5pm AT & Telemark Ski Swap @ Pine Needle Mountaineering


All FOSJ Avalanche Awareness Classes are FREE and open to the public with no registration required.  Just show up and bring your backcountry partners!

Weds. Oct. 18 6pm-8pm Avalanche Awareness Class @ Powerhouse Science Center in Durango

Weds. Nov. 1  6pm-8pm  Avalanche Workshop @ Pine Needle Mountaineering.  Guest speaker Mark Gober from the CAIC will give us a review of last year’s season and snowpack.

Thur. Nov. 16 6:30pm-8pm Avalanche Awareness Class @ Pine River Library in Bayfield

Tue. Nov. 28 6pm-8pm Avalanche Awareness Class @ Powerhouse Science Center in Durango

Sat. Dec. 2-Sun. Dec. 3 10am-3pm On-Snow Avalanche Field Sessions @ Andrews Lake/Molas Pass. Pre-registration is required.  Stay tuned for details.

Thur. Dec. 7 6pm-8pm Avalanche Rescue Class @ Pine Needle Mountaineering

Sat. Dec. 8-Sun. Dec. 9  10am-2pm Avalanche Rescue Field Session @ Andrews Lake/Molas pass

Additional avalanche courses, workshops and intermediate courses to be scheduled…stay tuned!