Recreational / Level 1 Refresher / Anchorage / Dec 13-14, 2019

3 hr evening lecture / 1 full (8 hour) field day / $195

This workshop reviews Level 1 curriculum and is meant for backcountry users who have received some avalanche safety training but are not interested in repeating the full Level 1 course. The classroom session at AAS offices in Anchorage precedes a full day in the field (specific locations chosen based on conditions at the time of the course). Participants can expect review of the following skills:

  • Rescue techniques and new technology
  • Transceiver use and practice
  • Terrain analysis
  • Snow stability evaluation
  • Decision-making
  • Route selection and travel procedures

Prerequisites: Participants must have already completed a Level 1 class. Prior to the start of the course, students should re-read Avalanche Essentials and/or Staying Alive in Avalanche Terrain, track Turnagain Pass area weather, and come to the workshop prepared with specific questions and areas of focus.

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Event Location

Anchorage
1025 Orca St #1n
Anchorage
AK 99501 (map)

Details

Classroom sessions will be held at the Alaska Avalanche School office (1025 Orca St #1n, Anchorage, AK 99501).

Course Dates

  • Anchorage / Dec 13-14, 2019
    Dec 13, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019
    6:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Total spaces remaining: 2