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:
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.