The Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center |

The Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center


The Friends of the Utah Avalanche Center is a private, nonprofit, fund-raising organization for the Forest Service Utah Avalanche Center. All of the money donated goes directly towards avalanche forecasting and avalanche education in Utah.

Wish List

  • Funding for salaries for avalanche forecasters to allow for more accurate avalanche advisories and for additional
  • Funding for avalanche education to make backcountry travelers more aware of dangers
    Funding for outreach to people who are unaware of avalanche hazards
  • Donations to help purchase equipment like automated weather stations and computers and to hire technical specialists such as Web designers, and computer technicians

How to Help

  • If you see or trigger an avalanche, be sure to notify the Utah Avalanche Center by calling 1-800-662-4140 or send e-mail.
  • Donate specialty equipment such as computers or snowmobiles.
  • If you have any specialty skills such as Web site design and maintenance, computer programming and fund-raising skills.

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