Online learning / Classroom, 3 field days (24 hrs) / $475
This intensive, hands-on course is geared toward skiers, boarders, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts who want to build winter backcountry skills. The Level 1 course combines Online Learning/Classroom time and field sessions to provide a comprehensive overview of avalanche hazard recognition and evaluation. By the end of the three-day course, graduates will be able to:
Make a trip plan
Gather pertinent information
Know what kind of avalanche problem they face
Know the patterns of that problem
Choose appropriate terrain for the conditions
Know safe travel techniques for that terrain
Know what to do if things go wrong
Field sessions take place each day, so students should be prepared to remain outside in a variety of weather conditions.
Classroom: Both Online/Classroom Content
DETAILS: This is a YOUTH specific Level 1. Age range for this course is 14-17 years old.
Admissions are pending approval.
The field portion of the class requires driving/drop off/pick-up each of the three days to Anchorage Front Range, AK.
*Please note that there is NO lodging, Rentals, or backcountry gear included in this course* Parents can’t audit or join the course.
No dates are currently scheduled. Please contact us if you are interested in this course.