2023-24 Avalanche Level 1 Course Info & Description
Lectures: Mondays 12/4/23 & 12/11/23 6:00-10:00PM
Lectures will be held in via zoom.
Transceiver practice: 12/13/23 6:00-9:00PM – Location TBD in Boulder
Field Days: Saturday 1/6/24 & Sunday 1/7/24 – All Day
Saturday Field Day at Butler Gultch, Sunday Field Day at Berthoud Pass
The National Ski Patrol Level I avalanche course is AAA approved and has been designed to train backcountry travelers in Avalanche avoidance and rescue techniques including avalanche recognition, safe route finding, slope analysis, beacon searching, and avalanche rescue.
The course objectives are:
Level 1 Field Days
Course Fee (includes textbook and handouts):
To sign up and make payment, email Cindy at email@example.com
|The Ski Patrol’s Level II Avalanche Course is designed to train students to lead avalanche rescues and to provide them with comprehensive avalanche knowledge to support rescue decision making.
Specifically, the training includes:
Three days in the field will cover:
There are five evening classroom sessions and three eight hour field days. The emphasis is on hands-on learning.