G&R 2090 Avalanche Lvl 2:Anlz Snwpk & Aval Haz.

The Avalanche Level 2 course provides backcountry leaders the opportunity to advance their avalanche knowledge and decision making skills. The Level 2 builds from the introductory avalanche hazard management model introduced in the Level 1 course, and adds the evaluation of factors critical to snow stability analysis. Students will spend a mix of their time in a classroom and 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 2 Avalanche Training. Prerequisites: G&R 1090, Avalanche Level 1: Decision Making in Avalanche Terrain. (1 lect, 2 lab.)


2 credits

Transfer Status

Transferable to UW.