Recreational / Level 1 Refresher / Anchorage / Dec 11-12, 2020

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

This workshop reviews the Rec 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 are chosen based on conditions at the time of the course). Participants can expect a 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. Submit your previous certification by emailing it to

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

1025 Orca St #1n
AK 99501 (map)


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

Course Dates

  • Rec 1 Refresher 2020
    Dec 11, 2020 - Dec 12, 2020
    6:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    - Day 1: evening lectures 6-9pm Day 2: full field day 8am-5pm
    Total spaces remaining: 1