Seasonal Experience | Avalanche Awareness

$75.00

Developing the awareness is half the battle!  Our Avalanche Awareness Courses are perfect for the winter outdoor recreational enthusiast that is looking to become more adventurous or the educator in a traditional or non-traditional school academic setting looking to enhance their current curriculum.  Facilitated by outdoor professionals with real world experience, our 1 – 6 hours Avalanche Awareness Courses provide a basic introduction to the avalanche phenomena, and firm foundation to build off of for future coursework.

Clear

Description

Overview:


Developing the awareness is half the battle!  Our Avalanche Awareness Courses are perfect for the winter outdoor recreational enthusiast that is looking to become more adventurous or the educator in a traditional or non-traditional school academic setting looking to enhance their current curriculum.  Facilitated by outdoor professionals with real world experience, our 1 – 6 hours Avalanche Awareness Courses provide a basic introduction to the avalanche phenomena, and firm foundation to build off of for future coursework.

Student learning outcomes:


At the end of the Avalanche Awareness course the student should be able to:

  • Have a basic understanding of the avalanche phenomena.
  • Have a basic understanding of what avalanche terrain looks like.
  • Have a basic understanding of avalanche related gear.
  • Have a basic understanding of avalanche resources.
  • Have a basic understanding of appropriate next steps for avalanche education.

Instructional sessions (1 – 6 hours including both class and/or field instruction) :


  1. Overview of the avalanche phenomena.
  2. Overview of avalanche terrain.
  3. Overview of avalanche related gear and equipment.
  4. Overview of avalanche related resources.

Upcoming Avalanche Awareness Courses:


Pre-Requisites: No pre-requisites required. No equipment required unless course will be outdoors.
Dates & Times:  TBD
Location: Schweitzer Mountain, ID (21 and under courses) | Lookout Pass, ID/MT (21 and under courses) |Mt. Spokane, WA | and/or Flatiron Mountain, MT*
Ages: 10 + y/o
Cost: $15 (1 hour classroom only) | $75 (6 hour classroom and field) | (scholarships also available). $200 minimum per date.

*It should be noted, all course locations are subject to permitting and condition considerations and will be finalized a month out.  However, all course locations are within driving distance of each other.

Additional information

Course Dates

January 6th – 8th, 2018 Co-Ed Open, January 13th – 15th, 2018 Youth-Specific, January 19th – 21st, 2018 Women's-Specific, Feburary 24th – 26th, 2018 Co-Ed Open