Avalanche Education

Level 1 Avalanche Course


Dates:  Jan. 13-15, 2018.

Description:  This 3-day course will involve curriculum that is based on the guidelines of the American Avalanche Association.  Content will include: avalanche types and anatomy, basic slab mechanics, terrain evaluation and route selection, travel protocols, weather influences and forecasting, snowpack development, decision making, snowpits, stability tests, and companion rescue practice, among other topics and discussion.

Field days will take place in Yellowstone National Park, and the classroom/ slideshow/ lecture component will take place in Cooke City, MT.

Cost:  $600, + 3% resort tax.

Accommodation included:  3 nights in Cooke City, Montana.

Reservations:  call 406-838-2267, or email us at ski.yellowstone@gmail.com.

A 50% deposit is required for all reservations.