The Avalanche Skills Training One is an introductory avalanche course designed for individuals with little to no avalanche related experience. Students will learn to recognize avalanche terrain, gain the skills to initiate and manage a self rescue, have a basic understanding of how weather contributes to avalanche hazard, be able to understand and interpret avalanche bulletins and the hazard scale, be able to interpret and utilize the Avaluator card and learn basic analysis of layers in the snowpack. This course will take place on the evenings of 7 and 8 January in Nanaimo and for a full day at Mount Washington on 31 January.
Included in the price:
Instructor, Avaluator, use of transceiver, shovel, probe, industry recognized certificate of completion and Canadian Avalanche Centre Student Fee.
Not included in the price:
Transportation, food, accommodation and personal clothing and equipment, lift tickets, teaching space in Nanaimo (supplied by the group).