This course is specifically designed for youth new to the backcountry. Heavy on practical, usable skills and local information, this is a great place for students to start building their avalanche skills.
Recommended age range for this course is 13-17 years old.
Alyeska Resort and Arctic Valley Ski Area make ideal settings for young backcountry users, allowing BC 101 participants to maximize field and practice time. Students will finish the course with understanding of:
Recognition of red flags for avalanche hazard
Safe travel techniques
Self-help and backcountry rescue
Interaction with local avalanche professionals & online resources
** Tuition does not include Lift Ticket **
No dates are currently scheduled. Please contact us if you are interested in this course.