Any individual who travels in snowy mountainous terrain. This one-day course (8 hours of instruction, combination Online Learning and field training) focuses exclusively on how to be prepared and respond to an avalanche incident. Gain hands-on experience with techniques of companion rescue. Most avalanches that carry and/or bury a person are triggered by that person or someone in their party; an immediate response by member(s) of the group involved is the best chance for survival.
Avalanche Rescue is one of two foundational courses in the A3’s recommended progression. Be ready to save a life; always travel with someone you trust to save yours.
Students pursuing the professional track are required to take the 1 day rescue course prior to the Pro 1.
Classroom will be held on Zoom/Online Learning website.
The Field part of the training will be held at Turnagain Pass. Operating under a special use permit with the Chugach National Forest.
* 16 years old at least/ minimum age (able to drive).
Classroom sessions will be held at either Online Learning website or Google Classroom. Field sessions will be held in Turnagain Pass, Motorized Parking lot.
Paid registrants will be contacted prior to the event for classroom details.