Level 1 Avalanche Course, McKinley Village: February 8-10,2019

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McKinley Village Community Center

Mile Post 230 Parks Highway

McKinley Village, AK 99755

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The Alaska Avalanche School is a non-profit organization created to provide exceptional experienced-based snow avalanche safety education to all users of the mountain environment. You have our commitment that we’ll provide you with the highest quality of training possible. What you learn during the workshop will depend upon how hard you work during and prior to the course. We’ll provide you with the opportunity, the tools, and the encouragement. The rest is up to you. Please read the following information carefully.

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Cost: $465

Course Duration: 3 Days

Location: Mile Post 230 Parks Highway, McKinley Village AK 99755

Classroom: McKinley Village Community Center.

Tuition Includes: Instruction and instructional handouts.

Tuition Does Not Include: Lodging, round-trip transportation to and from the class-site, appropriate snowmachine and associated gear/equipment, food for the duration of the course, all personal gear, helmet, and clothing (see the Equipment List for more information).

Pre-Requisites

• Students are required to read Avalanche Essentials by Bruce Tremper prior to the course start date. There is a pre-test that is sent to course participants upon enrollment, which is based on the required reading. Those who thoroughly study their pre-course material before the workshop can expect to absorb more during the course.

• Watch and read Rescue at Cherry Bowl https://www.avalanche.ca/cherry-bowl/#/intro

Participants must be able to ski or snowshoe up and downhill in variable terrain and changing snow conditions (snowboarders need to use snowshoes or splitboard with skins).



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McKinley Village Community Center

Mile Post 230 Parks Highway

McKinley Village, AK 99755

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