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Level 1 Avalanche Training
February 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:50 pm
This course introduces the latest terms, technology and practices in the field of avalanche safety. Topics discussed include different types of avalanches, avalanche terrain, avalanche rescue, trip planning and gathering field observations. Emphasis is placed on using the avalanche bulletin to make sound terrain decisions. This course meets the American Avalanche Association Recreational Level 1 Avalanche Course guidelines.
Introduces the avalanche phenomena. Introduces planning and prep for travel in avalanche terrain, human factors, terrain recognition, red flag observations, terrain selection, travel techniques, and basic companion rescue. Curriculum is based on American Avalanche Association guidelines. The nonrefundable supplemental fee of $48.59 includes $23.00 for travel, $10 for access fees, $15 for supplies, and $.59 in tax.
Faculty: Samantha Podhurst
Meets: Fr, Sa, Su; 2-15, 2, through 2-15, 2
Credit Hours: 1.0
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