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CWC Jackson

240 South Glenwood St.

ste124

Jackson, WY 83001

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Event description
The JHOLI Level 1 is a 4-Day, 30-Hour introduction to travel in avalanche terrain and avalanche hazard management.

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​January 6-9, 2022

​Thursday’s 5pm - 9pm classroom

Friday's 9am -5pm classroom

Saturday and Sunday 7am - 5pm Field

​Cost: $650

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The JHOLI Level 1 is a 4-Day, 30-Hour introduction to travel in avalanche terrain and avalanche hazard management.

The course is expected to: Describe how, when and why avalanches occur.

Identify and describe avalanche terrain in the field

Describe and implement a framework for decision making and risk management in avalanche terrain.

Have had an opportunity to practice companion rescue with feedback and understand the framework and importance for continued practice of companion rescue skills.

Students can expect to learn to prepare for and carry out a backcountry trip in and around avalanche terrain, introduced to risk management tools and mentored in basic decision making while in the field and an introduction and practice of rescue techniques required to find and dig up a buried person.

A final debrief includes a knowledge quiz to test student comprehension and to give feedback to instructors on instructional tools. Students are encouraged and counseled on how to apply the skills learned and told that no course can fully guarantee safety, either during or after course completion. A link is made to a future JHOLI Avalanche Level 2 course.

STUDENT PREREQUISITES

Must be capable of traveling to, in and around avalanche terrain. Physically fit enough to carry a 20 lbs. pack, while skiing uphill and downhill in variable snow and weather conditions. It is strongly recommended having a WFA or higher medical training, taken a avalanche awareness or similar course, some previous experience traveling in backcountry terrain and being familiar with your travel and safety equipment.

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Location

CWC Jackson

240 South Glenwood St.

ste124

Jackson, WY 83001

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Refund policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Organizer Central Wyoming College-Jackson

Organizer of Avalanche Level 1

Central Wyoming College's Jackson Outreach Center serves the needs of the local community by offering affordable, quality education. You can take classes to upgrade job skills, train for technical careers, prepare for your bachelor's degree or take non-credit classes that enrich your life.

Flagship programming in Jackson includes an accredited culinary and hospitality program that has an impressive 100% employment rate upon graduation. 

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