Students should have a basic understanding of the weather and weather terminology, and have some experience navigating the Internet to view various weather maps and products. A technical science background is not required; however, some pre-course preparation will be helpful.
Stay Safe in the backcountry and have your buddies backs - take a class with AAS!
This class has given me the most important part of riding deep and steep slopes. Showed me how to be calm and to know what I'm doing in an avalanche.
Every mountain rider, no matter how experienced will benefit from this class.
Companion rescue was a very valuable course. I am a novice backcountry skier and I was made welcome and all of my questions were answered sincerely.