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Banff Film Festival combining with FSAC!!

Banff Film Festival combining with FSAC!!

The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour will be shown for three nights in Ketchum February 5th, Monday night, February 6th and Tuesday night, February 7th, 2023. The Friends of SAC will be present to spread the stoke and to give away some AMAZING raffle...

Practice, Practice, and Practice Again!

Practice, Practice, and Practice Again!

As this is being written on January 6th there has been seven human-triggered avalanches in the past week. Nearly all occurred in wind-loaded or wind-affected terrain. You can visit the Avalanche Database to find details on each of these. When things go wrong in the...

Happy 2023

Happy 2023

We made it! 2023 is here, and we certainly are entering into the new year with some great riding and sliding. The team here at The Friends of SAC is wishing you all a very happy and healthy start to the new year. We also wish to remind you that while the storms that...

Homegrown Film Festival 2022!!

Homegrown Film Festival 2022!!

The “must see” 6th Annual Homegrown Film Festival is back December 3rd at The Argyros in Ketchum.  Homegrown is a celebration of the cinematic and athletic achievement of people who call this place home. The festival showcases the work of our celebrities and...

Entering ’22-23 Season

Entering ’22-23 Season

Winter is coming. Can you feel it? Here at the Friends we are certainly feeling it. While you may be doing the garage gear swap, getting your sled out of storage and tuned up, or even trying to eek that last hike in before it gets too deep, we are furiously working...

Education Coordinator Hiring

Education Coordinator Hiring

The Friends of the Sawtooth Avalanche Center (FSAC) are hiring an Education Coordinator (EC)  to oversee and expand their recreational avalanche awareness program in South Central Idaho.  The program reaches over 2,000 students each year, providing free or very...

FSAC Spring Fundraising Campaign and Auction

FSAC Spring Fundraising Campaign and Auction

For those of us who interact with avalanche terrain throughout the winter months, the approach of spring often generates a sense of reflection and gratitude for all of the amazing work of forecasters and educators on our behalf, deepening our collective appreciation...