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Water in the West discussion, Jan 26

Lecture Series; Water in the West and the future of Pow

01 | 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

In partnership with Townie Books join us for a discussion on water in the West and the future of pow from the best-selling author of Powder Days: Ski Bums, Ski Towns and the Future of Chasing Snow, Heather Hansman, and special guest climate and snow scientist Ph.D. Jeff Deems as they discuss water, the West, and the future of our snow stores. Bar and book sales available. Crestedbuttearts.org

Pre-purchase Powder Days: Ski Bums, Ski Towns and the Future of Chasing Snow through Townie Books here.

HEATHER HANSMAN is an award-winning freelance writer and a former editor at both Powder and Skiing magazines. She’s Outside magazine’s environmental columnist and a contributing editor at Backcountry Magazine . Her work has been included in The Best American Essays 2015 . She once won a bag of pasta in an Italian big-mountain-skiing contest (tenth place out of eleven women). She lives in Seattle, Washington.

Dr. Jeff Deems, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer: Airborne Snow Observatories, Inc.
Research Scientist: CIRES National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado
Dr. Jeff Deems, in an ongoing quest to legitimize his skiing habit, has been professionally and recreationally obsessed with variability in mountain snowpacks from avalanche and hydrologic perspectives. As a Research Scientist at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, and as Co-Founder of Airborne Snow Observatories, Inc., he is developing and producing new measurement methods and data products for decision-support in avalanche and water resources management applications.
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