G&R 1090 Avalanche Lvl 1:Dsn Mkng Avlnch Terrain

This course provides a complete introduction to the avalanche phenomenon, avalanche terrain, decision making, and rescue protocol. The course is designed for those new to travel in avalanche terrain. Instruction will increase avalanche awareness and safety for participants in all forms of winter recreation: snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. Students will spend about 8 hours in the classroom and about 16 hours outdoors in the snow. This course is taught in partnership with the American Institute for Avalanche Research and Education (AIARE) and successful students will receive a certificate of completion for the AIARE Level - 1 Avalanche Training. (.5 lect., 1 lab)


1 credits

Transfer Status

Transferable to UW.