Jan 2, 2013 4:32 PM by KPAX/KAJ Media Center
KALISPELL - Winter is a time of beauty in Northwest Montana, but danger can also lurk in the snow.
A free, Advanced Avalanche Awareness, class is set for later this month, and no registration is needed.
The 2013 classroom sessions will also be held at the Flathead National Forest office in Kalispell from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Monday, January 7th, Wednesday, January 9th, Monday, January 14th, and Wednesday, January 16th.
The two field sessions will take place at Whitefish Mountain Resort from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 12th and Saturday, January 19th
Visit the Flathead Avalanche Center website for more information on avalanche education classes and avalanche conditions.