$465

Level 1 Snowmachine Course Cantwell

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Backwoods Lodge

MP 133.7, Denali Highway

Cantwell, AK 99729

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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: Backwoods Lodge. Classroom: Firehall or 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).

Recommended Pre-Course Viewing: Throttle Decisions: Outreach Component: http://vimeo.com/79814896

Reminder: Sleds need current registration.

What you will learn in our Level 1 Snowmachine course:

avalanche formation and release
identify avalanche terrain
the basics of trip planning
optimal use of tools and resources like the avalanche forecasts to mitigate your avalanche risk
use appropriate travel techniques in avalanche terrain
intro to companion rescue


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