Backcountry Festival online event Sun 6 September

The Backcountry Ski Festival is providing an online event this year on Sunday 6 September after the on snow event was cancelled.

Date and time is Sunday 6th September 1:00 – 5:30. 

There will be three webinar streams with a great range of speakers and topics.  Details on the streams, speakers and times will be available here.

These sessions in the Feathertop webinar may be of interest to BSAR members:

1:50-2:20 pm:  Ski touring, backcountry skiing & BSAR volunteer search and rescue – Peter Campbell, BSAR

3:10-3:40 pm Backcountry skiing and peak bagging in Norway – Peter Campbell (personal trip, not BSAR)

3:50-4:20 pm : Emergencies in alpine areas – Senior Sgt Greg Paul, Police Search and Rescue

Senior Sergeant Greg Paul,
Officer in Charge, Police Search and Rescue

This webinar stream will also be live streamed via the BSAR Facebook page if you cannot access the Webinar. The presentations will also be record and available for watching later.

BSAR supports this event to help spread awareness of safety in the backcountry. Many BSAR members are also backcountry skiing enthusiasts.