Skin? Splitboard? Snowmachine? Hike? Snowshoe? Stay safe this winter, and know before you go! The Alaska Avalanche School is hosting three courses at Eaglecrest this winter.
Level 1 Avalanche Course (Link)
This intensive, hands-on course is geared toward skiers, boarders, climbers, and other outdoor enthusiasts who want to build winter backcountry skills. The Level 1 course combines classroom time and field sessions to provide a comprehensive overview of avalanche hazard recognition and evaluation.
December 28-30, 2019
Level 2 Avalanche Course (Link)
Backcountry travelers who have completed their Level 1 course and wish to enhance their skills are a good fit for the Level 2 course. The course is centered around avalanche hazard evaluation, observation, and decision-making, and offers a unique opportunity to practice those skills
January 2-5, 2020
Professional Rescue Course (Link)
This course is designed for Professional Ski Patrollers, Search and Rescue Team members, Law Enforcement/EMS/Fire and Mountain Guides. The rescue-driven curriculum builds on the basic skill set introduced in Level 1 & 2 avalanche courses. The majority of this syllabus will focus on the management of both large and small scale organized rescue from the initial deployment of rapid response teams to multi-day, multi-agency operation logistics.
February 20-23, 2020.
For more information about what to bring, requirements, and how to register, visit www.alaskaavalanche.org. Questions? Contact [email protected] or call (907) 345-0878.