Youth / BC 101 / Arctic Valley / Feb 22, 2020

This course is specifically designed for youth new to the backcountry. Heavy on practical, usable skills and local information, this is a great place for students to start building their avalanche skills. Recommended age range for this course is 13-17 years old.

Alyeska Resort and Arctic Valley Ski Area make ideal settings for young backcountry users, allowing BC 101 participants to maximize field and practice time. Students will finish the course with understanding of:

  • Avalanche formation
  • Recognition of red flags for avalanche hazard
  • Safe travel techniques
  • Self-help and backcountry rescue
  • Decision-making
  • Terrain analysis
  • Interaction with local avalanche professionals & online resources


Workshop Duration: 9:00-5:00pm on day of course

Tuition Includes: Instruction & handouts

Tuition Does Not Include:  Day ski pass, round trip transportation to and from the class-site, food

during the field day, rental equipment.


Download your student packet HERE

Details Price Qty
Arctic Valley / Feb 22, 2020show details + $125.00 (USD)  

Event Location

Arctic Valley
Arctic Valley Rd
Eagle River
AK 99577 (map)


Meet inside the lodge prior to course.

Course Dates

  • Arctic Valley / Feb 22, 2020
    Feb 22, 2020
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Total spaces remaining: 16